• Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Desperately Seeking Support for Biden’s Plan on Gaza

    Jun 18, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken just concluded another intensive diplomatic trip to the Middle East, his eighth to the region since the beginning of the G…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Isolating Gaza from the World: Humanitarian Implications of Israel’s Seizure of Rafah

    Jun 6, 2024Yara M. Asi

    Prior to the fall of 2023, Rafah was a relatively unknown city in the already poorly understood Gaza Strip, especially to much of the world outside of the Midd…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Warmed-over Ceasefire Proposal

    In the midst of what the White House touted to supporters as a significant update of his administration’s diplomatic efforts regarding the eight-month-old unab…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Key Questions Regarding Biden’s Ceasefire Proposal

    Jun 5, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan poses important questions regarding President Biden's recent proposal to end the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Gaza Announcement: What to Make of the Bizarre Spectacle

    Jun 4, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    On May 31, President Joe Biden announced what he described as a “comprehensive new proposal” offered by Israel for ending the war in Gaza that would be “a road…

  • Op-Eds

    In Rafah, the seeds of mass violence are being sown

    Jun 3, 2024Dana El Kurd

    Despite mounting international backlash, the Israeli military has continued its invasion of Rafah—the southernmost city in the Gaza Strip where over a million …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    ICC Cases Against Israel and Hamas: A Preliminary Assessment

    May 24, 2024Susan Akram John Quigley

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim A.A. Khan, announced on May 20 that his office had applied for arrest warrants against both Isr…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ Moves to Protect International Law from Israeli Transgressions

    May 24, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today issued its long-awaited decision regarding the situation in the Gaza Strip and the case advanced by South Africa…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Whitewashing Biden’s Policy on Gaza

    May 21, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    On May 13, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan addressed the media in the White House press room on current developments in the Middle East, focusing on th…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Seven Months of War on Gaza, Israel Is in International Distress

    May 17, 2024Mtanes Shihadeh

    The Israeli government has described the war on Gaza since last October as an “existential war and a second war of independence.” Israel’s official and public …