Palestine

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Farewell Palestine?

Farewell to a Palestinian state? Despite his commitment in 2009, in his recent election campaign Benjamin Netanyahu backtracked and pledged that he would never accept a solution to the conflict based on two States. Now, following his electoral victory, a Palestinian State does indeed look unlikely, particularly given Netanyahu’s [...]

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Israel-Palestine: time is running out and religion is no help

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s attempt to define Israel by law (the country’s constitution is actually a series of laws) as a ‘Jewish nation-State’ –a move criticised by President Rivlin– not only shows how radicalisation is taking hold but further hinders any solution to the conflict, be it two States, three [...]

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Gaza, Flight MH17 and Europe

The Israeli attack on Gaza and the downing of flight MH17 over the Eastern Ukraine are not only two events dramatic in themselves and for those who are their victims, but have also come to mark the tragic absence of Europe, the EU, which was caught wrongfooted, divided and [...]

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Let’s ask: ‘The end of the two-state solution?’

Following the agreement between Fatah and Hamas and the failure of the latest negotiations fostered by John Kerry and the Obama Administration, what solution is possible for a stable and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians? Hrach Gregorian | President, Institute of World Affairs, Washington DC US Secretary of [...]
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