Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: Low Chances for an Independent Palestinian State in the Next 5 Years
For the last decade it seems that not a month has gone by without some politician, news outlet, or analyst telling us that a two-state solution to resolving the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict is dead. Now we learn it is not dead, even if barely on life-support.
#42 Contemporary Readings, August 2016
Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling Emory University and Center for Israel Education email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Hani Al-Masri, “Hamas faces bitter options,” Middle East Monitor, March 29, 2016. https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20160329-hamas-faces-bitter-options/ Yaakov Amidror, “Cyberspace, the Final Frontier,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, August 30, 2016. http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/cyberspace-final-frontier/ Yaacok Amidror, “The Iran Deal One Year Later: The Fuse is […]
From Truman to Obama: The Past, Present, and Future of US-Israel Relations
On August 15, 2016, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion with former Ambassador Dennis Ross for the Foundation of Defense of Democracies (FDD) in Washington, DC.
Remarks by US National Security Advisor Susan Rice at the American Jewish Committee Global Forum
US National Security Adviser, Susan Rice presented the Obama administration’s two pronged outlook toward Israel: strong and unwavering American administration support for Israel’s long term security, and emphatic opposition to continued Israeli settlement activities.
Palestinian Authority to Sue British Government Over Balfour Declaration
For almost 100 years, the Declaration has represented, for the Palestinians, the political beginning of Palestine falling out of their influence and into the control of the budding Zionist movement.
#41 Contemporary Readings, July 2016
Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling Emory University and Center for Israel Education email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org AFP, “Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Women Go Hi-Tech,” Daily Mail, July 11, 2016. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-3684058/Israel-ultra-Orthodox-women-hi-tech.html Yaacov Amidror, “Erdogan’s Turkey Takes a Fork in the Road,” BESA-SADAT Center, July 29, 2016. http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/erdogans-turkey-takes-fork-road/ Nabil Araby, “A Call for Arab Diplomacy,” The Cairo Review of […]
Articles and Books on BDS and Anti-Semitism on US Campuses
There are many publications that appear in national and international outlets and think-tanks that deal with BDS and antisemitism on campus.
#40 Contemporary Readings, June 2016
Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling Emory University and Center for Israel Education email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror, “Why Israel Should Not Adopt Unilateral Initiatives,” BESA, June 1, 2016. http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/israel-not-adopt-unilateral-initiatives/ Geoffrey Aronson, “Israel Doubles Down on Settlement Policy,” Middle East Institute, June 21, 2016. http://www.mei.edu/content/article/israels-president-doubles-down-settlement-policy Yuval Avivi, “Can the Chinese Save Israel’s […]
Under certain conditions, Israelis support the idea of a referendum to determine the future of the territories
Israelis are divided on the impact and future of the territories gained in the June 1967 war, according to the June 2016 Israel Democracy Institute Peace Index.
United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act
United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 (19 December 2014) United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 Passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate during 2014. Signed into law by President Obama, (19 December 2014) https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/938/text?format=xml H. R. 938 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 6, 2014 Received; read […]
#39 Contemporary Readings, May 2016
Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling Emory University and Center for Israel Education email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Adil Astil, “International Peace Conference: Winners and Losers,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 12, 2016. http://fikraforum.org/?p=9338 Dany Bahar, “Delivering on Economic Prosperity in Israel: How monopolies are hampering the ‘start-up nation’” Brookings Institute, May 4, 2016. http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2016/05/04-israel-monopolies-competition-bahar Edwin Black, “Painful Lessons from the […]
James F. Jeffrey and Michael Eisenstadt: U.S. Military Engagement in the Broader Middle East
Jeffrey and Eisenstadt in their analyses, US Military Engagement in the Broader Middle East, focus on the inheritance of the Obama administration’s general military disengagement from the region and the downward spiral of stability there.