Israel Adopts Abandoned Saudi Sectarian Logic

June 19, 2018

Just as Saudi Arabia is attempting to shed off its sectarian rhetoric, Israel is quoting the same scholars that Riyadh is trying to downplay. Amid ever closer cooperation with Saudi Arabia, Israel’s military appears to be adopting the kind of sectarian anti-Shia rhetoric that Saudi Crown...

The Untold Story of Israel’s Soft Oppression

October 20, 2015

Israeli forces target youth with provocative acts designed to trigger violence, in order to gain legitimacy in occupying more Palestinian territory. On October 4, Fadi Aloon, 19, was chased by orthodox Jews. While offering no resistance, he was shot dead by an Israeli police officer just outside...

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years Later

October 07, 2013

The Yom Kippur War ended the Israeli attitude of disrespect towards Arab capabilities. Mark Twain, ever a source of infinite wisdom, once remarked that "God created war, so that Americans will learn geography" — whereas wars for Israel were about survival, saving the home, and...

Somewhere Between the One and the Two-State Solution

September 10, 2013

Is a federation of Israel-Palestine the way forward? When it comes to finding an agreement between Israel and Palestine, there are two main currents: the one state solution or the two-state solution. Yehuda Schwartz, an Israeli citizen, believes in neither. Why is one state impossible? The answer...