Q&As

Expert Q&A with Palestinian BDS Movement Co-Founder Omar Barghouti
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Expert Q&A with Palestinian BDS Movement Co-Founder Omar Barghouti

The IMEU offers the following Q&A with co-founder of the Palestinian civil society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Omar Barghouti, on recent developments involving BDS and the BDS National Committee's goals for the future.

on March 21, 2016
Expert Q&A: Palestine — The Year in Review & A Look Ahead to 2016
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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
Expert Q&A: On Shifting US Public Opinion Towards Israel
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Expert Q&A: On Shifting US Public Opinion Towards Israel

Shibley Telhami's latest poll reveals that fewer than half of all Republicans (45%) want the U.S. to side diplomatically with Israel in its conflict with the Palestinians, with that number dropping to just 36% when you remove Evangelical voters from the picture. Meanwhile, 75% of Democrats and 80% of independents want the U.S. to be neutral.

on December 16, 2015
Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel
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Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel

The IMEU offers the following expert roundtable Q&A on yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ongoing crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, with analysts from Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

on November 10, 2015
Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Palestine/Israel
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Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Palestine/Israel

In light of the ongoing crisis in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories and unrest against Israel’s nearly half-century-old military occupation regime, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with analyst and former advisor to PLO Chairman and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Diana Buttu.

on October 14, 2015
Expert Q&A: On Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ 2015 UNGA Address
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Expert Q&A: On Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ 2015 UNGA Address

With Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas having addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Diana Buttu, a former advisor to Abbas and Palestinian negotiators.

on September 30, 2015
Q&A: A Conversation with Dr. Mads Gilbert
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Q&A: A Conversation with Dr. Mads Gilbert

In his new book, Night in Gaza, venerable Norwegian physician Mads Gilbert offers a powerful firsthand account of what he experienced and saw working in Al-Shifa Hospital during the Israeli assault of 2014. The IMEU talked with Dr. Gilbert about being kept out of Gaza, his book, and how he’s able to remain an optimist.

on September 28, 2015
Expert Q&A: The Iranian Nuclear Deal & the US Jewish Community
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Expert Q&A: The Iranian Nuclear Deal & the US Jewish Community

Following the Iranian nuclear agreement and the Congressional debate surrounding it, the IMEU offers this expert Q&A with Rabbi Joseph Berman, Government Affairs Liaison for Jewish Voice for Peace, focusing on the US Jewish community’s response to the deal.

on September 8, 2015
Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel
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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