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
Before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas postponed the Palestinian legislative elections, some observers thought that there would be fierce electoral competition that could lead to political change. Others argued that elections are the only way to achieve national unity and end … Continue reading A New Approach to Elections in Palestine
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
L’alternativa all’Anp sta prendendo forma, ma è ancora giovane come i ragazzi che si stanno ribellando. Senza il sostegno necessario e gli strumenti per coordinare i tentativi e le iniziative, il movimento rapidamente morirà. Published at Near East News Agency, … Continue reading La Rivolta dei Giovani Palestinesi – Ottava Parte. Quale Ruolo per i Partiti Politici?
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
Economic Perspective with Political Flavour: Launch an economic-rights campaign for Palestinian youth; Reject the so-called economic peace, better politics will do it; Help in the sustainability of the small enterprises and the innovative youth initiatives. Paper presented at the World … Continue reading Impact of the Israeli Occupation and Apartheid on the Socio-Economic Conditions of the Palestinian Youth
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
Acknowledging the complexity of the Palestinian situation, it is surely time for a new revolt against the occupation, for the sake of human dignity and freedom. Published at Open Democracy, 30 December, 2011. Click Here To Read The Article Continue reading Seven Reasons for Palestinians in the West Bank to Seek Real Change
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict remains the heart of the persistent crisis in the Middle East. But within the persistent revolutionary wave, new questions on the issue have been raised. Most importantly, where are the Palestinian people? Why they are ‘relatively’ silent, … Continue reading Will the Palestinians Keep Silent?