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Israel-Palestine Conflict
Israeli Practices of Governance in Palestine
Israeli Practices of Governance in Palestine

By the standards of historical and anthropological scholarship, Israel constitutes a colonial settler regime whose certain...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Evaluating Hamas Struggle in Palestine
Evaluating Hamas’ Struggle in Palestine

This article examines the history and outcomes of Hamas’ involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. By using...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Israel Palestine and Apartheid
Israel, Palestine, and Apartheid

The term ‘apartheid’ was coined to describe the system of segregation, practiced for many years in South Africa. However,...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

U S Interests and the Israel-Palestine Conflict A Review
U.S. Interests and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Review

There is a strong relationship between American journalists and scholars. One of the features that some American...

Friday, December 13, 2019

Turkey s Leadership in the Jerusalem Crisis
Turkey’s Leadership in the Jerusalem Crisis

This commentary analyzes the factors behind Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

American Foreign Policy toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict Strategic Transformations
American Foreign Policy toward the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Strategic Transformations

The shifts in U.S. foreign policy toward the Palestinian cause reveal the fact that this policy varies from one period to...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Charting Turkish Diplomacy in the Gaza Conflict
Charting Turkish Diplomacy in the Gaza Conflict

On December 27, 2008, Israel launched a deadly attack on Gaza. Turkey responded immediately to the Israeli attacks and...

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Palestine After the Arab Spring
Palestine After the Arab Spring

Many expected the Arab uprisings to strengthen official and popular Arab support for Palestinian self-determination, and,...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Limits of Norm Promotion The EU in Egypt and
The Limits of Norm Promotion: The EU in Egypt and Israel/Palestine

Policy implications aside, assessing the EU’s involvement in the Mediterranean region necessitates a reconsideration of...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Turkish-Iranian Relations From Friends with Benefits to It s Complicated
Turkish-Iranian Relations: From “Friends with Benefits” to “It’s Complicated”

A few years after Turkey and Iran appeared to be growing closer, the pendulum has swung back and the two sides are...

Monday, October 1, 2012


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