The Trump Administration Is Backing Palestinians into a Corner

May 09, 2019

In turning down “the deal of the century” — as they must — the Palestinians will be castigated as ungrateful and shortsighted. On May 2, Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was playing his cards very close to the chest at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy...

From Gaza to Jerusalem: The Ground Is Shaking

May 18, 2018

There is absolutely no justification for the current policy being used on the Gaza border. Here in Israel/Palestine, we have just lived through some of the most dramatic days in recent memory. The calendar said it all: May 12 was the deadline for President Donald Trump to declare whether the...

It’s Time to Rethink India’s Policy on Palestine

April 19, 2018

There is hardly any reason for India to not prioritize its partnership with Israel over Palestine in pursuit of its strategic interests. On various occasions, India’s diffidence, indecisiveness and a highly constrained foreign policy have perplexed international relations experts. In one such...

Trump Botches Jerusalem Opportunity

December 08, 2017

America’s self-styled master dealmaker didn't leverage recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to advance the peace process. Instead, he set it back. There is a good deal less than meets the eye in President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move...