Tagged: Peace Talks

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace Op-Eds & Analysis
Maen Hammad, TIME

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Oslo I Accord, the first agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), famously signed on the lawn of the White House.

on September 14, 2018
I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, Haaretz

I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All

Twenty-five years ago this month, on the White House lawn, the lives of a generation of Palestinians changed forever when the late Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister...

on September 14, 2018
25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever Op-Eds & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever

When the Oslo peace accords were signed a quarter-century ago, residents of Jericho celebrated. Their dusty, 11,000-year-old desert city was given autonomy before anywhere else on the West Bank. Palestinians saw it as a foothold for what they trusted would become their own new state. But nothing has turned out as they expected.

on September 14, 2018
No One Will Be Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of the Oslo Accords Op-Eds & Analysis
Jon Schwarz and Alice Speri, The Intercept

No One Will Be Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of the Oslo Accords

On September 13, 1993, Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization signed the Oslo Accords on the lawn of the White House. Following some nudging from U.S. President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chair Yasser Arafat shook hands, thrilling the 3,000 assembled potentates.

on September 14, 2018
How the Oslo Accords Betrayed The Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, The Intercept

How the Oslo Accords Betrayed The Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada

Twenty-Five years ago, after months of secret negotiations, the Norwegian government announced that a historic agreement had been reached between the Israeli government and the exiled Palestine Liberation Organization.

on September 14, 2018
25 Years After the Oslo Accords, Independence Remains More Elusive than Ever for Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid Khalidi, The Nation

25 Years After the Oslo Accords, Independence Remains More Elusive than Ever for Palestinians

The time has long since come to embrace a new paradigm based on equal rights for all in Palestine/Israel.

on September 14, 2018
‘Tibi, Not Bibi’: The Palestinian Who Stood up to Pence on Why He Could Be the Region’s Next Leader News Roundup
Jack Moore, Newsweek

‘Tibi, Not Bibi’: The Palestinian Who Stood up to Pence on Why He Could Be the Region’s Next Leader

Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics revealed a figure on Monday that will concern the country's nationalistic right wing: As many Muslims (6.5 million) now live alongside Jews (6.44 million) between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea. But for one man in the midst of the Israeli-Palestinian quagmire, that number is full of encouragement.

on March 28, 2018
Trump Is Making a Huge Mistake on Jerusalem Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, New York Times

Trump Is Making a Huge Mistake on Jerusalem

President Trump announced on Wednesday that his administration is making a radical break with nearly 70 years of official United States policy and with the international community: He is recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. This decision will be interpreted by Palestinians, Arabs and the rest of the world as a major provocation.

on December 7, 2017
Trump Delivers a Death Blow to the Two-State Solution Op-Eds & Analysis
Saree Makdisi, Los Angeles Times

Trump Delivers a Death Blow to the Two-State Solution

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel represents a major break with decades of U.S. foreign policy. It is a final, devastating blow to the prospect of a two-state solution for Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians. The move involves, first, a contemptuous dismissal of Palestinians’ aspirations and rights, a denial of their claim to the city they consider their capital, where almost 400,000 of them live.

on December 7, 2017
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