Recognizing Palestine

Recognizing Palestine

As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.

A Silver Lining for Palestine?

The author explores Washington’s vitriolic response to the Palestinian Authority’s plan to declare statehood.

Ideas, Reaction, and Action in Canada

Efforts to restrict my commentary on the Palestinian statehood bid show that when ideas can still turn into action even – or especially – when someone tries to squelch them.

Abbas and His Missing People at the Edge of Chaos

While acknowledging the push to re-open perennially failed negotiations, President of the Palestinian National Authority Abbas claimed that recognition of the Palestinian state would enhance, not hold back, a renewed peace process.