La Palestina andrà meglio nel 2016? C’è una qualche ragione di ottimismo e di speranza tra questi cupi avvenimenti e quanto sta accadendo attualmente? Secondo l’analista Alaa Tartir sì, nonostante tutto. Published at Near East News Agency, 25 February 2016. Click … Continue reading Palestina 2016: Uno Scenario Ottimistico
Est-ce que la Palestine ira mieux en 2016 ? Y-a-t’il des raisons d’être optimiste et d’espérer dans le contexte morose des évènements qui se produisent actuellement ? Je réponds oui, en dépit des difficultés…La concrétisation, en 2016, de ces raisons d’espérer et … Continue reading Palestine 2016 : Des Perspectives Optimistes
Will Palestine look any better in 2016? Are there any sources of optimism and hope amid these bleak facts and the current events unfolding? Yes, I argue, despite all the odds..The materialization of these sources of hope and optimism, or … Continue reading Palestine 2016: An Optimistic Outlook
Five rules of thumb: Don’t seek peace now. It is very far. Instead seek justice and equality; Don’t talk about one-state or two-state solution. Ending the occupation is the prerequisite; The US is a dis-honest broker for peace; There is … Continue reading The Netherlands and Palestine: Political Opportunities and Invisible Links
A guest lecture at Leiden University, The Netherlands, 4 December 2015. Click here to view and download the lecture’s PowerPoint slides Continue reading Palestine, The Netherlands, and The EU Presidency
The Wanted 18 illustrates three areas that Israel, as a colonial and occupying power, hates to see. These areas are: Palestinian sovereignty; resistance and mobilization, and self-reliance. Published at The Huffington Post, 2 December 2015. Click Here To Read The … Continue reading The Wanted 18 Cows, Economic Resistance, and Israel
Les Palestiniens savent, que plus que n’importe quoi d’autre, ils peuvent recréer des institutions représentatives qui couvrent la bande de Gaza assiégée et meurtrie et la Cisjordanie, les réfugiés encore échoués à travers le monde arabe, et les exilés qui … Continue reading Et Après le Départ d’Abbas?
The Palestinians know that, more than anything else, they must re-create representative institutions that span besieged and battered Gaza and the West Bank, the refugees still stranded across the Arab world, and the exiles who yearn to go home. Co-authored … Continue reading And When Abbas Goes?
Six ways Palestinians can change the rules of the game after Netayanhu’s comments during the election made a just and equal peace even more elusive. Published at Open Democracy, 3 April, 2015. Click Here To Read The Article Continue reading Palestinian Options After the Israeli Election
Any decisions taken in the current peace talks will be the realities on the ground tomorrow. Palestinian youth are not willing to relive the painful decades established by the Oslo Accords. Consequently, Palestinian negotiators — who, in fact, no longer formally represent the 11 … Continue reading Four Rules for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
Advancing few arguments: The occupied state of Palestine is an outcome of the neoliberal Fayyadism paradigm and another regional and international Failure; Due to the neoliberal Fayyadism and its security agenda, there is no revolution in Palestine; Aid dependency; PA … Continue reading Palestine at a Crossroads: Old Occupation, New Middle East- Fayyadism and the Palestinian Spring
An alternative aid model would focus donors on ways to counter dispossession, keep Palestinians on their land, and challenge Israel’s occupation policies and practices without forfeiting the ability to function in the OPTs. Here are three things donors can consider: … Continue reading A New Approach to Palestinian Aid
The workshop focused on the following subjects: Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Why is it prolonged?; Enforcing human rights: human security through international law and the ICC?; Could peacekeepers provide human security? Can they avoid the mistakes of the past?; Economic … Continue reading New Approaches to the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict