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Populism, Global Order and the Iran-Israel Nexus

by Shabnam Holliday

Recent years have seen a surge in the prevalence of populist politics globally. While there is considerable debate regarding what populism is, it is generally agreed that populists pitch ‘the people’ against ‘the elite’. Populists portray themselves as speaking for ‘the people’. Much of the scholarship focuses on how and why populism develops in a domestic political […]

April 1st, 2019|Iran, Israel|0 Comments|
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    From Taboo to Cooperation: Israel’s Changing Relations with the Arab World

From Taboo to Cooperation: Israel’s Changing Relations with the Arab World

by Doron Matza and Adam Hoffman

Forty years ago this month, on 26 March 1979, Israel and Egypt signed a historic peace treaty. While such a public diplomatic achievement between Israel and the Arab world only happened once more – with Jordan in 1994 – Israel’s relations with the Arab states are characterised today by unprecedented cooperation and semi-public relations. […]

March 29th, 2019|Israel|0 Comments|
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    Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights

Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights

by Muna Dajani

On the morning of 30 October 2018, the Jawlanis (Syrian residents of the occupied Golan Heights) carried out a significant act of protest, with hundreds blocking polling stations against yet another Israeli attempt to normalise its occupation/annexation of the area by pushing for a ‘democratic’ local council election. Since 1967, the Jawlanis (mostly Druze Arabs), have refused […]

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    Trump and Netanyahu: Tainted Love Furthers Self-Destructive Tribalism

Trump and Netanyahu: Tainted Love Furthers Self-Destructive Tribalism

by Brian E. Frydenborg

Great relationships tend to bring out the best, while toxic relationships tend to do the opposite. When it comes to relationships between US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Republican Party and Israel’s Likud, and Israel and America overall, we sadly find an enabling toxicity in which darker impulses are magnified in […]

February 22nd, 2019|Iran, Israel|0 Comments|
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    Merger of US consulate in Jerusalem linked to looming court case

Merger of US consulate in Jerusalem linked to looming court case

by Victor Kattan

It has been a busy few weeks in the Middle East. While the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has dominated the headlines, the simmering dispute over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will just not go away.

On 18 October, the US announced that it would merge its consulate in […]

October 30th, 2018|Israel, Palestine|0 Comments|

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