• Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Gaza and the Harbingers of Future Conflict

    Oct 30, 2023Nabeel A. Khoury

    The shock of civilian deaths in the latest Israel-Hamas conflagration is both a marker and a warning. It is a marker because for the first time Palestinians to…

  • External Readings

    Arab leaders must walk the talk on Palestine

    Oct 30, 2023Marwan Bishara

    The response of Arab governments to Israel’s war on Gaza, like their response to its previous four wars on the besieged Palestinian enclave, has been feeble an…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israeli Calculations for Ground Offensive in Gaza and Prospects for Prisoner Exchange

    Oct 30, 2023Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Planning for a ground invasion was announced by the political and military leadership almost immediately, with the stated intention of overthrowing the Hamas g…

  • External Readings

    Fanatics vs generals: The strange Israeli rift over Gaza

    Oct 27, 2023Marwan Bishara

    The divisions between Netanyahu and his top generals will have far reaching consequences for Israeli society, but little impact on the fates of besieged Palest…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Preliminary Fallout of the War on Gaza

    Oct 26, 2023Mada al-Carmel

    On the morning of Saturday, October 7, the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) launched a surprise attack on Israel, targeting a string of military and civilia…

  • External Readings

    Israel’s war of self-deceit

    Oct 24, 2023Marwan Bishara

    Having long embraced the dehumanisation of the Palestinians, Israeli society is filled with rage and the primordial drive for revenge over the killing of Israe…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    War on Gaza: Causes and Implications, Seen and Unseen

    Oct 31, 2023

    Experts discuss the causes and implications of the Gaza war and examine the likelihood of a much larger regional war.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Unpacking the Gaza Conflict: US Policy and the Humanitarian Crisis

    Oct 23, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the US response to the war in Gaza and the ensuing humanitarian crisis as a result of Israel's bombing campaign and imminent ground…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Will Saudi Arabia Renew the “Arab Peace Initiative” as the Middle East Seethes?

    Oct 23, 2023Daniel Brumberg

    Whether Hamas’s October 7 assault has ended whatever prospects existed for forging diplomatic relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia remains to be seen. The…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A New Diplomatic Path Is Urgent after Gaza, But Without the Previous Mistakes

    Oct 16, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    The horrifying October 7 attack on Israel by Hamas militants has left the world aghast. The murder of Israelis (and Americans, French, Russians, Ukrainians, an…

  • External Readings

    America is back to playing regional cop in the Middle East

    Oct 16, 2023Marwan Bishara

    As Israel wages genocidal war against the Palestinian people in Gaza, the United States is back to playing regional cop in the Middle East. The Biden administr…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unlikelihood of a Hezbollah-Israel War

    Oct 13, 2023Imad K. Harb

    As Israel turns to punish the Gaza Strip and its people for the Hamas attack on October 7, speculation arises as to whether the “Al-Aqsa Flood” operation will …