Post Tagged with: "Palestine"

Temperance in the Arab Spring – averting catastrophe through great power politics

Temperance in the Arab Spring – averting catastrophe through great power politics

The world’s most politically volatile region, the Middle East, has been stabilised through the collective common sense of three Great Powers – the United States, Great Britain and Russia – applying regressive yet pragmatic foreign policy.

The fight of ‘who is right’ – perspectives in conflict

The fight of ‘who is right’ – perspectives in conflict

Attempts at reconciliation should first begin by working to eliminate antagonism; namely by bringing two or more stories to the table and revealing to each party the perspective of ‘the other’.

Palestine (and Syria) and Kosova

Palestine (and Syria) and Kosova

Regarding existential, zero-sum struggles it matters which side has more options.

Keynote Lecture – “The political geography of Israel/Palestine: apartheid or confederation?”

Keynote Lecture – “The political geography of Israel/Palestine: apartheid or confederation?”

TransConflict is pleased to announce the lecture, “The Political Geography of Israel/Palestine: Apartheid or Confederation?”, organised by the Centre for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) on 2nd July

Transforming conflict in the Middle East requires out-of-the-box thinking

Transforming conflict in the Middle East requires out-of-the-box thinking

To think out-of-the-box is what we owe to the Palestinians and the Israelis more than ever, and the only real contribution we can make from outside to start transforming this conflict.

Let Palestine be

Let Palestine be

The recognition of Palestinian statehood would signal the birth of a peace process that would positively affect not just Israel and Palestine, but also the dynamics of the entire region.

Aid on Palestinian terms – the case for a boycott

Aid on Palestinian terms – the case for a boycott

Palestinians, already denied their right to self-determination, should not have to receive aid in ways that further undermine local priorities, capacities and ownership.