Tagged: Negotiations

Expert Q&A: Obama’s UN Moves & Growing US Partisan Divide on Palestine/Israel
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Expert Q&A: Obama’s UN Moves & Growing US Partisan Divide on Palestine/Israel

Regarding President Obama’s deliberations over whether to take action at the UN on Palestine/Israel before he leaves office, including possibly supporting a Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise, the IMEU offers the following Q&A with Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and non-resident senior fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, about his recently released poll on US attitudes towards Israel and the Palestinians.

on December 13, 2016
Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Q&As
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Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting

Following President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's final meeting at the White House, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Diana Buttu, Ramallah-based political analyst and former advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian negotiators.

on September 21, 2016
Peace Now: Settlement Expansion Strengthens Extremism, Endangers Israelis News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Peace Now: Settlement Expansion Strengthens Extremism, Endangers Israelis

Settlement watchdog Peace Now slammed the Israeli government’s approval of 800 housing units in the Maale Adumim illegal settlement bloc and in occupied East Jerusalem on Monday, saying the decision endangered “both the possibility for peace and two states and the security of Israeli citizens.”

on July 4, 2016
Expert Q&A: Palestine — The Year in Review & A Look Ahead to 2016 Q&As
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Expert Q&A: Palestine — The Year in Review & A Look Ahead to 2016

As 2015 comes to a close, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A on the year's events in Palestine/Israel, as well as a look ahead to 2016, with political analysts Diana Buttu and Mouin Rabbani.

on December 21, 2015
Israel’s Cynical New Strategy: Reframe Palestine Debate as a Religious Battle, When It Is Really… Op-Eds & Analysis
Nadia Hijab & Alaa Tartir, Salon

Israel’s Cynical New Strategy: Reframe Palestine Debate as a Religious Battle, When It Is Really…

With the focus on Syria, in part due to ISIS and in part to the massive refugee crisis, the threats to world peace because of the Israeli occupation of Palestine have been put on the back burner. Indeed, the U.S. administration has seemingly washed its hands of its efforts to broker peace, despite U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Palestine-Israel last month...

on December 7, 2015
Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahmad Tibi, Salon

Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer

President Obama’s restraint in his joint press conference Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was noteworthy. Many a lesser politician would have burst out laughing when Netanyahu claimed that he remains committed to the two-state solution. Netanyahu is, after all, a man who has dedicated his political career to destroying the two-state solution.

on November 16, 2015
Military Aid to Israel and US Complicity Op-Eds & Analysis
Josh Ruebner, The Hill

Military Aid to Israel and US Complicity

Fifty billion dollars. That is the eye-popping value of weapons Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly ask President Obama for during their White House meeting today. To put this staggering amount into perspective, this represents nearly half of all U.S. economic and military assistance to Israel — both grants and loans — provided over the first 60 years of the country's existence.

on November 9, 2015
Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu Fact Sheets
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Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu

In light of today’s meeting at the White House between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet, Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu.

on November 9, 2015
Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel Q&As
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Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel

Following the recently announced agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear program and the ongoing Congressional debate surrounding it, our latest expert Q&A examines the deal’s possible implications for Palestine/Israel and the region as a whole, with analysts Diana Buttu, Mouin Rabbani, and Rami Khouri.

on July 29, 2015
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