The New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile

On April 27, 2014, in Articles, by admin

New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile by Lawrence Davidson   Part I In 1988 Yasser Arafat declared independence for Palestine based upon the notion of two states living in peace in historic Palestine. The border between those two states was to be set roughly at the armistice line established at the end of […]

The Palestinian UN initiative

On October 3, 2011, in Articles, by admin

   The Palestinian UN initiative  by David Morrison    On 23 September 2011, President Mahmoud Abbas made a formal application for UN membership for a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as its capital, that is, in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip – the Palestinian territories which have […]

The Futile Undertaking of Palestinian Statehood

On September 23, 2011, in Articles, by admin

The Futile Undertaking of Palestinian Statehood by Esam Al-Amin Today, September 23, Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas submits, to the UN the application for Palestinian statehood for the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1967. What are the implications of this effort? Does it serve the Palestinian cause? And why do Israel and the […]

Steps to UN membership for Palestine

On September 22, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Steps to UN membership for Palestine By David Morrison   Summary In September, Palestinians intend to apply for UN membership for a Palestinian state in the 1967 borders, that is, in Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, the Palestinian territories under Israeli military occupation since 1967. It is expected that the US will […]