The Political Battle Over the "Occupation" NarrativeLevy's committee has restored Israel's legal narrative about its rights in the "West Bank". There is a huge difference in how a compromise will look if Israel comes to the table as "foreign occupiers," or as a party that has just territorial claims.
JCPA: Averting PA UnilateralismFrom the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs:
The International Criminal Court and the Recognition of the Palestinian Authority as a Palestinian State
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Hamas and al-Qaeda are the SameThe expansion of al-Qaeda-affiliated Jihadi groups
in Gaza has diplomatic implications. In the West there is a growing trend to see Hamas and al-Qaeda as separate so as to enable political dialogue with Hamas.
Is this view correct?