Re-Engineering Regional Security

/ Midan

In the last half-century, Egypt has had to negotiate its way through the Arab–Israeli peace process, regional nuclear proliferation, and domestic political transition. What has it taught us?


Annexation makes no policy sense

/ Tahrir Forum

The debate over the questions of whether Israel will or should annex parts of the West Bank and what the international community will do in response has been robust. Supporters of annexation in Israel and the United States justify their position by pointing to a broken, perhaps irreparable peace process, Israel’s historical and religious claim of sovereignty over the Holy Land, support and encouragement from the Trump administration, and what is believed will be enhanced security for Israel and Israeli settlements.   » Read more about: Annexation makes no policy sense  »




Mobilizing Against Trump’s “Vision”

/ Q & A

Former Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Alkidwa explains the ways Palestinians are contesting the Trump plan for peace and how the Trump deal caters only to extremists on the Israeli and American right




The End for Netanyahu?

/ Tahrir Forum

After a murky election Netanyahu might be out and Gantz might be in, but it is Lieberman who is set to be kingmaker.



The Juggernaut’s Achilles Heel

/ Tahrir Forum

The US may have recognized Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, but the Golan Druze, like East Jerusalem Palestinians, continue to reject Israeli citizenship and civic participation. If Israel is now empowered to annex parts of the West Bank, will Palestinians there break the pattern and embrace citizenship if offered?