Which Way Forward? U.S.-Middle East Relations After the Election

Panel I – Revolution: Where It Came From and Where It Is Heading, Panel II – Palestinian National Strategy: Evaluating and Re-Evaluating, Panel III – Covering the Uprisings: Perspectives, Biases and the role of the Media, Panel IV – U.S. Foreign Policy toward a Revolutionary Region: Opportunities and Responsibilities

Apartheid Ambiguity

Yousef Munayyer: When an Israeli newspaper recently ran a front page article entitled “Most Israelis support an apartheid regime in Israel,” it was not surprising that it drew considerable criticism from Zionists. But one does not need a poll to directly ask about it to determine that most Israeli Jews support Apartheid. Apartheid is a system of policies already practiced by successive Israeli governments.

Losing Hearts, Minds and Credibility

Yousef Munayyer: Why is the “peace process,” which so many American Presidents have invested time in, dead? Answers to this question could fill volumes of history books but a recent episode from this week serves as a perfectly illustrative microcosm of the larger problem.

2012 Edward Said Memorial Lecture

“A Deliberate Cruelty: Rendering Gaza Unviable” – Dr. Sara Roy leads the discussion on the economic and social policies that have developed the Gaza Strip and on U.S. foreign aid to the region

Wiping Palestinians Off the Agenda

Yousef Munayyer: At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last week the Israeli Prime Minister succeeded and failed simultaneously. With a cartoonish display, Benjamin Netanyahu managed to become the laughing stock of the internet as parodied images of his bomb chart filled blogs and websites.