James Quirk

James Quirk teaches at American University in Washington, DC. He previously taught at Loyola University Maryland, The Catholic University of America, and the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria. He lectures on American federalism at the Library of Congress’ Open World Leadership Center and writes on American and global politics. He has worked on projects in the Balkans, Mexico, Iraqi Kurdistan and elsewhere, including with the OSCE, IEEE and ICANN.

The Other Palestine: How Long Can Occupation Be the Answer?

January 29, 2018

Ordinary Palestinians say they understand Israel’s security goals. But they feel these policies are applied with irrational, random vengeance against the innocent. After President Donald Trump’s announcement on December 6, 2017, that the US embassy in Israel would be moved to Jerusalem, images of Bethlehem as a Christmas idyll were replaced...