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Baehr: “A meeting between #Trump and #Abbas, with talk of peace and solutions to long-standing conflicts will for a few minutes warm the hearts of all the conventional foreign policy establishment thinkers in Washington”

ISRAEL HAYOM Trump the peace processor by Richard Baehr March 14, 2017 …Trump could be looking beyond Abbas, who is now serving a second term beyond the one to which he was elected, and instead could be raising the profiles … Continue reading

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“Referring to Abbas’s obsession with Arab Idol, other Palestinians launched a hashtag on Twitter: #AbbasFollowUsToo. The goal of the campaign is to express Palestinians’ disappointment with their leaders’ carelessness and disdain”

GATESTONE Palestinians: Arab Idol or Arab Apartheid? by Khaled Abu Toameh March 6, 2017 …It was not Abbas’s meeting with the Arab Idol contestants that sparked a wave of denunciations from Palestinians. Rather, it was his failure to set foot … Continue reading

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A year working as a journalist in Israel and the Palestinian Territories made Hunter Stuart rethink his positions on the conflict

JERUSALEM POST How a Pro-Palestinian American Reporter Changed His Views on Israel and the Conflict by Hunter Stuart February 15, 2017 In the summer of 2015, just three days after I moved to Israel for a one-and-a-half year stint freelance reporting … Continue reading

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“The explicit goal of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas is the elimination of the Jewish state, not the building-up of a Palestinian counterpart”

BOSTON GLOBE Unlike Obama, Trump isn’t obsessed with where Israel’s Jews live by Jeff Jacoby February 7, 2017 …It takes a curious derangement to conclude from this that all would be well in the Middle East if only Israel would … Continue reading

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Judea and Samaria Settlement Regulation Law “makes it harder for Israel to stick to its longstanding policy of permanent indecision in the West Bank”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The true significance of Israel’s settlement legalization law by Haviv Rettig Gur February 7, 2017 Criticism of the Regulation Law that passed Monday in the Knesset has been visceral and widespread. It comes from Israeli politicians on … Continue reading

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“By placing all the blame on the Israelis for the death of the child, he is encouraging his readers to believe that the Palestinians are powerless to change the circumstances under which they live”

GATESTONE The Choices Palestinians Make by Dexter Van Zile February 6, 2017 …Instead of patting Palestinians on the head and telling them that everything is Israel’s fault, perhaps it is time to bring them up short and tell them, “Maybe … Continue reading

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“The biggest falsehood the US needs to expose is that there exists “Palestinian territory” that Israel refuses to “give back””

BEGIN-SADAT CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES A Truth-Telling Strategy to Advance Israeli-Palestinian Peace by Dr. Max Singer January 29, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The US is usually thought to be biased in favor of Israel, even after its recent acceptance of UNSC … Continue reading

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