Escalating Crisis in Gaza & The Beating of U.S. Citizen Tariq Khdeir
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Escalating Crisis in Gaza & The Beating of U.S. Citizen Tariq Khdeir

As the death toll in Gaza climbs since the start of Israel's current military operation and fears of an Israeli ground invasion loom, we speak to Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, a member of the PLO’s Central Council, about the Palestinian national strategy, the impact of the current violence on the reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas, and where we go from here vis-a-vis Palestinian-Israeli relations.

on July 10, 2014
Palestinian Reconciliation: Advancing Peace or Conflict?
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Palestinian Reconciliation: Advancing Peace or Conflict?

Dr. Rashid Khalidi discusses the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas and Israel's consequent attempt to isolate the Palestinian Authority.

on April 24, 2014
Talks Fail Again: What’s Next for Palestinian-Israeli Relations?
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Talks Fail Again: What’s Next for Palestinian-Israeli Relations?

The nine-month window for US-brokered negotiations between Israel and the PLO has expired and the two sides are no closer to reaching an agreement. During this briefing, we discuss how we arrived at this point and what comes next with Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, a member of the PLO’s Central Council who played a leading role in the PLO-Hamas reconciliation deal brokered last week.

on April 1, 2014
Obama’s Visit to the Holy Land: Is the Peace Process Dead?
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Obama’s Visit to the Holy Land: Is the Peace Process Dead?

For more information regarding the relationship between the US, Israel, and the Palestinians, we turn to Dr. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University.

on March 18, 2013
Israel’s Election: What Does it Mean for Peace?
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Israel’s Election: What Does it Mean for Peace?

What will be the consequences of a increasingly right-wing Israeli parliament. Ramallah-based political analyst, Dianna Buttu, and Professor Yoram Meital discuss this and more.

on January 22, 2013
The UNGA Vote on Palestinian Statehood: What Comes Next?
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The UNGA Vote on Palestinian Statehood: What Comes Next?

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Senior member of the PLO's Executive Committee, will discuss the implications of the upcoming vote to recognize Palestine as a non-member observer state in the United Nations General Assembly.

on November 29, 2012
Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza: Start of Another Cast Lead?
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Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza: Start of Another Cast Lead?

On Wednesday, Israel launched a series of attacks in Gaza resulting in the deaths of at least nine Palestinians, including at least two children, less than four years after Operation Cast Lead. As Israeli officials have now threatened to launch yet another major attack on Gaza, we discuss the implications of these recent developments.

on November 15, 2012
West Bank Cost of Living Protests: Start of a New Intifada?
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West Bank Cost of Living Protests: Start of a New Intifada?

We discuss the high cost of living in occupied West Bank and the wave of popular demonstrations that have followed, with activists, analysts, and one former PA minister. (photo: Anne Paq/ActiveStills)

on November 15, 2012
New Revelations on 30th Anniv of Sabra & Shatila Massacre
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New Revelations on 30th Anniv of Sabra & Shatila Massacre

We discuss new revelations regarding the role of Israeli officials in the massacre of Palestinian refugees and Lebanese at Sabra and Shatila, with NYT contributer Seth Anzizka and former Washington Post correspondent Jonathan Randal, who covered the massacres in 1982.

on September 18, 2012