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Commentary

Israel Approves New Settlements Despite Push for Peace Talks

Middle East Policy Council, June 21, 2016

News of the approval of new Israeli settlements in the West Bank has angered many in the Occupied ...

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Commentary

Netanyahu Brings in the Far-Right

Middle East Policy Council, May 24, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu recently rejected a French proposal for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Meanwhile, ...

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Journal Essay

Sisi, the Sinai and Salafis: Instability in a Power Vacuum

Lyndall Herman

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

Throughout the twentieth century, the Sinai Peninsula has occupied an awkward position in the nation-state system. Claimed by Egypt — ...

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Commentary

Palestinians and Israelis Reflect on Nakba Day

Middle East Policy Council, May 17, 2016

On Nakba Day (May 15th), Palestinians remember their exile from their ancestral homeland as well as their suffering in ...

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Commentary

Hebron Killing Raises Questions about IDF's Values

Middle East Policy Council, March 28, 2016

Last week’s apparent extrajudicial execution of an injured Palestinian has ignited a firestorm of criticism aimed at the Israeli ...

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Journal Essay

Proto-State Realignment and the Arab Spring

Ora Szekely

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

There is a long-running debate among scholars of international relations as to whether state behavior is more heavily influenced by ...

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