Abbas Shuts the Door to Negotiations with IsraelAbbas hopes to goad the international community into forcing Israel to fulfill the Palestinian condition of recognizing a sovereign Palestinian state based on the 1967 lines, without a peace agreement being signed.
Policy Paper for Submission to the UN: UNRWAExposé : UNRWA as a convenient surrogate for terrorist organizations.
Policy Paper for Submission to the UN: UNRWA Pt IExposé : UNRWA as a Convenient Surrogate for Terrorists Organizations.
Hamas Tunnels: Analysis and Initial ImplicationsThe attack tunnels create a new equation in the power balance between Israel and Hamas.
The PA Walkout Was Pre-PlannedThe Israeli-Palestinian talks encountered a crisis and dead-end with the unilateral announcement by Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of the PA, of applications to join 15 international institutions and conventions, most notably the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Palestinian Responsibility for the 2nd IntifadaAs calls for a "spontaneous" Third Intifada are heard, this MIddle East researcher documents what the Palestinian leadership said before the outbreak of the Second Intifada, which was initiated and managed by the Palestinian Authority leadership.
The Long-term Implications of the Hamas-Israel ClashThe current clash between Israel and Hamas did not begin with rocket fire but with ramped-up terror activity at the border - and its effects do not stop there, or with the rocket barrages.
The Moment of Truth is Approaching in DamascusA short, expert view of what is on the way for Syria.
To Egypt's Parliament, Peace Accords Are DeadTheir statement considers Israel (the Zionist Entity, that is) the foremost enemy of Egypt and the Arab and Islamic world, and the peace agreement with it (the Camp David agreement) a dead letter.
Will Hamas Take Over the PLO after Reconciliation?What does this "reconciliation" mean?
Will Egypt's Islamic Parties Nullify Oslo?A careful examination of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafist party in Egypt.
Power Dynamics Inside HamasThe Gaza leadership contends with the leadership abroad.
The Day After PA "Independence"The Right of Return issue will leave the Arab-Israeli conflict open--even for continued armed struggle--if a Palestinian state is established.