What can we take away from the international response to the escalation, especially in relation to the US, UN, and EU? They all did what they do best: The US continued its unconditional support to Israel, the UN issued statements … Continue reading Palestine-Israel: Understanding the Lessons From Recent Escalations
The 18 May general strike across Palestine, called and led by non-conventional political actors (new emerging youth-led groups), the level of commitment toward this call, the launch of The Dignity and Hope Manifesto, the powerful narrative emerging and featured on mainstream written and televised media … Continue reading The Unity Intifada – A Manifesto for Dignity and Hope
Palestinian parties remain entrenched in the political system despite their splits and weaknesses. What role can they play within – or outside – the PLO and what other avenues exist for national or local leadership? While some Al-Shabaka policy analysts … Continue reading Palestinian Youth Revolt: Any Role for Political Parties?
This paper aims to address the following central questions: After more than two years of the Arab Intifadas, where are the Palestinians from these Intifadas; what happened to them; who is revolting in Palestine and against whom; how they were … Continue reading Palestine and the Arab Intifadas: Reflections, Consequences and Opportunities
Why the Intifada Is Inevitable? The continuous failures of the leadership of Fatah and Hamas to reach a genuine political rapprochement; The acts of corruption and lack of legitimacy of the governments and authorities in both West Bank and Gaza; … Continue reading The Youth’s Social and Economic Condition and the Revolutions
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
Where are the Palestinians from the Arab Intifadas; what happened to them; who is revolting in Palestine and against whom; how they were affected; and what opportunities these Intifadas offer to Palestinians? Is there an ‘untold revolution’ in Palestine despite … Continue reading Palestine and the Arab Intifadas: Reflections, Consequences and Opportunities