Tag Archives: Gaza

Washington is Strangling Young Foreign Policy Professionals

Many of us now find ourselves whispering our views on what is going on in Gaza, fearful of the impact that speaking out in public may have on our careers.

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Neocon Iraq War Architects Want a Redo in Gaza

Post-conflict plan would put Western mercenaries and Israel military into the mix, with handpicked countries in charge of a governing ‘Trust’

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Saudi Arabia has Most to Lose if US Strikes Go Sideways

Riyadh is among Gulf States expressing concern and even distancing themselves from Western attacks in Yemen.

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Reflecting on the Global Canvas of 2023: A Year of Wars and Transformative Shifts

The year 2023 proved to be a kaleidoscope of events, unveiling a tapestry of challenges, triumphs, and transformative changes across the globe. From wars in Gaza and Ukraine environmental concerns to technological leaps, geopolitical tensions to societal strides, the year carved its mark in history as a time of both turbulence and resilience. Israel’s War in Gaza October 7 surprise …

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History Shows Israel May Never Win a ‘War of Occupation’

Fighting well organized guerrilla fighters amid a hostile civilian population is a recipe for defeat.

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Forget ‘Peace,’ Did Abraham Accords Set Stage for Israel-Gaza Conflict?

The Biden administration could have reversed Trump’s efforts, and placed pressure on Israel to halt these plans, as well as end its settlement expansion while making good on its promises and obligations under the peace process. Instead, the president continued Trump’s normalization efforts while breaking from presidential precedent and not even attempting to advance the peace process, all while issuing little to no criticism of the Israeli government’s violations.

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The End of the Netanyahu Doctrine

The prime minister's claim that Middle East peace was possible without the Palestinians has been shattered by Hamas' incursion, and the ensuing war.

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Gaza on the Brink: Humanitarians Call for Urgent Aid Access

Gaza is on the brink of running out of food, water, electricity and critical supplies, UN humanitarians warned on Thursday. “No aid can come in from the outside for the 2.3 million residents of the sealed-off enclave, and some 220,000 displaced people are sheltering in schools run by the UN agency for Palestine refugees,” a report posted on UN website …

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In Blistering Remarks, Biden Commits Aid, Intel, and Military Assets to Israel

Biden did not mention the unfolding civilian crisis in Gaza, but emphasized the assistance to Israel in its war against Hamas in Gaza moving forward.

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No Exit? Gaza and Israel Between the Wars

Whatever options Hamas and Israel choose will not resolve the underlying conflict. But allowing Gazans to export goods, tax themselves and freely exit and enter the territory would at least offer Israelis and Palestinians the possibility of less bloodshed, while other possibilities, including unblocking the diplomatic impasse, are explored.

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