IMEU Fact Sheet: Palestine's Occupied Economy
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Trump Sees Mideast Peace. Others See a ‘Racist, Colonial Mentality.’ News & Analysis
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

Trump Sees Mideast Peace. Others See a ‘Racist, Colonial Mentality.’

Dubbed an “economic workshop,” it is aimed at wooing investment for development projects in the West Bank — a key part of building peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House believes. Delegations from a handful of Arab governments close to the United States will attend.

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Why Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Conference Won’t Do Much for the Palestinian Economy Op-Eds & Analysis
Bernard Avishai, The New Yorker

Why Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Conference Won’t Do Much for the Palestinian Economy

The Trump Administration’s team for Israel and the Palestinian territories—Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, David Friedman, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, and Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s chief negotiator in the region—has invited Middle East stakeholders to attend a “workshop” titled “Peace to Prosperity” on June 25th and 26th, in Manama, the capital of Bahrain.

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Fact Sheet: Palestine’s Occupied Economy Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact Sheet: Palestine’s Occupied Economy

The IMEU provides a fact sheet on the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian economy in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza is subject to severe restrictions imposed by Israel’s occupying army, most notably the limiting of freedom of movement for people and goods and the theft of natural resources. (Photo: Aafar Ashtiyeh / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images)

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White Supremacy Threatens Safety in U.S. and Palestine Op-Eds & Analysis
Chase Carter, Truthout

White Supremacy Threatens Safety in U.S. and Palestine

Policing in the United States and Israel highlight the dire need to change policing policy.

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U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank

Israel has a right to annex at least some, but “unlikely all,” of the West Bank, the United States ambassador, David M. Friedman, said in an interview, opening the door to American acceptance of what would be an enormously provocative act.

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New Palestinian Premier Warns of a ‘Very Hot Summer’ News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

New Palestinian Premier Warns of a ‘Very Hot Summer’

Pressured by the Trump administration, confronted with Israeli talk of annexing the West Bank, increasingly isolated in the Arab world and running out of money, the beleaguered Palestinian Authority is staring at what its new prime minister acknowledges could be its own demise.

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Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis News Roundup
Democracy Now!

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis

Israel will hold new elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government in six weeks of negotiations following the April 9 election. This marks the first time in Israeli history a prime minister-designate has failed to form a coalition government.

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The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos

Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday looking to make a deal — but his negotiating partner was, to put it mildly, distracted. While President Trump’s son-in-law was readying his framework for Israeli-Palestinian talks, Israeli legislators were busy doing something they’ve never done before: dissolving the Parliament after failing to form a government.

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The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
George Bisharat, Los Angeles Times

The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political rights, while a majority of Palestinians living within the same space will remain largely disenfranchised and voiceless.

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