U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians
Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
If the U.S. Government Won’t Act, Airbnb Will
While the White House rubber-stamps Benjamin Netanyahu’s every move, the online rental company is cracking down on Israel’s illegal settlements.
Why There’s No Palestinian Protest Vote in Jerusalem
Candidates who ran for local office were subjected to violent threats by fellow Palestinians, but they have vowed to do it again.
Two Muslim Women Are Headed to Congress. Will They Be Heard?
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have won, but the battle for a new brand of feminism in the Democratic Party and within Muslim communities has just begun.
Merging the U.S. Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Mistake
Trump is pushing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict toward a one-state solution.
Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians?
A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.
Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Turn Jordan Upside Down
If the Trump administration seeks to strip Palestinian refugees of their status, it will destabilize one of America’s closest allies in the region.
The Taming of the Palestinian Authority
Israeli influence over Palestinian finances has driven a wedge between PA leaders and their supporters.
If Trump Wants the Ultimate Deal, He Must Not Repeat These Mistakes
Israeli-Palestinian peace is elusive because both sides—and the United States—have made a series of damaging but preventable errors.
For Palestinians, America Was Never an Honest Broker
The Trump administration’s policies don’t represent a radical shift. The White House has simply abandoned the facade of neutrality and rubber-stamped the Israeli government’s agenda.
The Oslo Accords Are Dead, but There Is Still a Path to Peace
On the 25th anniversary of the landmark Israeli-Palestinian deal, activists and diplomats should focus on recreating the conditions that made it possible.
Trump Wants to Help Israel by Cutting Aid to Palestinians. Why are Some Israelis Worried?
Cuts could deepen economic crisis in the West Bank and Gaza and lead to violence.
‘One Cannot Simply Wish Away 5 Million People’
The U.N. agency chief for Palestinian refugees warns funding cuts risk undermining Middle East stability.
Trump and Allies Seek End to Refugee Status for Millions of Palestinians
In internal emails, Jared Kushner advocated a “sincere effort to disrupt” the U.N.’s relief agency for Palestinians.
Israel’s Knesset Is Debating Democracy Itself
A new law before the Israeli parliament would demote Arabic as an official language — and undermine equality.
The Occupation as Entertainment
The second season of the acclaimed TV thriller “Fauda” obscures the dark realities of Israeli rule in the West Bank.
An Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Can Work
The two-state solution is dead. Most one-state solutions are unacceptable to the other side. There is, however, a viable peace plan that appeals to both.
Kushner’s Peace Plan Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen
The last thing Israelis and Palestinians need now is another failed blueprint. Stabilizing Gaza is more important.
Mohammed bin Salman Has Thrown the Palestinians Under the Bus
The United States and Arab governments have abandoned the Palestinian cause and believe they can browbeat Mahmoud Abbas into submission.