New Polls on Israeli Public Opinion - Dec. 2012
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May 30, 2012
The Right-Wing Israeli Case That the Arab Spring Is Good for Israel
The popular uprisings across the Middle East have found surprising boosters: some right-wing opponents of the two-state solution
May 25, 2012
The Dangers of Flirting with Hamas
In trying to play Israel and Hamas off of one another, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas might accidentally end up in a unity government with the terrorist group.
April 30, 2012
Netanyahu's Bad Weekend
Israel's governing coalition -- until recently rock-solid -- is under assault. The country's political landscape could be about to change dramatically.
April 12, 2012
How to Evacuate 100,000 Israelis From the West Bank
The two-state solution is still practically feasible -- if only the political leadership could deliver it
March 29, 2012
Lost Moments: The Arab Peace Initiative, 10 Years Later
What Israel can learn today from a missed opportunity in 2002
March 23, 2012
Israel's Settlement Crisis: It's Not Too Late for a Two-State Solution
Which settlements would be excluded from Israel if Palestine gains statehood?
February 21, 2012
Israeli Leader Wrongly Blames UN and Arab States for Palestinian Refugees
Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon is putting out a series of misleading videos on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
February 16, 2012
Egypt vs. Israel: How Congress Weighs the Risks of Cutting Our Aid to Cairo
As more Congressmen threaten to withhold money from a backsliding Egypt, do they understand what it could mean for Israel and the three-decade peace treaty?
February 15, 2012
Does Obama Really Support the Hamas-Fatah Unity Agreement?
Exploring America's options if Hamas joins the Palestinian government
February 3, 2012
Israel's Love-Hate Relationship with the United Nations
Israel just won a seat on the executive board of the United Nations Development Program, sending a strong message to pro-Israel UN-bashers in America
February 2, 2012
Israel's New Political Star
Reading between the lines of Yair Lapid's position on Jerusalem
February 1, 2012
Does Israel Really Need to Control the Jordan Valley?
The recent Israeli-Palestinian talks in Amman highlight the gaps between the two sides on security, but also opportunities
January 31, 2012
Why Won't Abbas Negotiate?
For the Palestinian leader, there is a real cost to coming back to the table
January 19, 2012
Is Hamas Becoming More Moderate?
The Palestinian group may be softening on key issues
January 17, 2012
The Case for a United Jerusalem
Dividing the holy city as part of a final-status agreement between Israelis and Palestinians ignores key realities on the ground
January 9, 2012
Will Jews be Able to Live in a Future Palestinian State?
Allowing Israeli settlers to remain in the West Bank may ease the burden of drawing a border, but it is not in the interests of Palestinians or Israelis
December 5, 2011
The Urban Challenge of Dividing Jerusalem
Karen Lee Bar-Sinai, Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat & Chen Farkas
How could Jerusalem best be divided as part of a two-state solution of the Israel-Palestine conflict?
November 30, 2011
The Myth of United Jerusalem
Israeli policies in its capital city are undermining the possibility of a two-state solution
November 23, 2011
The Death of the Arab Peace Initiative?
What the Arab Spring and other recent events mean for the nearly decade-old peace effort
November 9, 2011
Some Israeli Generals Say 1967 Lines with Swaps Are Defensible
A report co-authored by senior Israeli defense officials argues that Israel doesn't need to control West Bank territory to keep Israel secure
November 4, 2011
How Israel's Security Barrier Affects a Final Border
The barrier is the most drastic change in the territorial landscape of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the erection of Israeli settlements and may well eventually be the most consequential
November 1, 2011
Abbas on Hamas, Netanyhu, and the Roadblocks to Peace
The Palestinian President's recent TV interview made some news
November 1, 2011
The Most Contentious Settlements in the West Bank
What makes places like the Ariel bloc so controversial?
October 27, 2011
How to Connect the West Bank and Gaza Strip
How would a special corridor between the two Palestinian territories effect land swap negotiations?
October 27, 2011
What Condi Rice's Memoir Gets Wrong (and Right) on Israel-Palestine
The former U.S. secretary of state published an excerpt of her memoir in this week's Newsweek
October 25, 2011
Difficult Truths on Borders
An agreement on borders is essential to peace, but both Israel and Palestine will have to acknowledge some hard facts
October 24, 2011
The Atlantic, Israel, and Palestine
Our new report is part of a long history of the magazine's coverage of Israel-Palestine
October 6, 2011
Does Israel Actually Want the U.S. to Defund the UN?
Some Israel supporters are calling for the U.S. to disengage from the United Nations, but this would actually harm Israel's interests -- and go against the wishes of its diplomats