Palestinian Strategy: Reform, Representation, and a New Framework” with Ms. Noura Erakat, Mr. Khaled Elgindy, and Ms. Leila Hilal. Moderated by Dr. Subhi Ali.
Panel III – Public Discourse on Palestine: Reasons for Optimism with Mr. Samer Badawi, Dr. Will Youmans and Mr. Yousef Munayyer. Moderated by Mr. Omar Fayez, esq.
U.S. Policy After the Election: A Reason for Change; with Mr. Hrair Balian, Mr. Mark Perry, and Ms. Helena Cobban. Moderated by Dr. Eid Mustafa.
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
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.
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.
“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
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.