Interview – Isaac Caro Grinspun

E-International Relations • Dec 12 2023 • Features

Isaac Caro Grinspun sheds light on the escalations in the Israel-Palestine conflict and the dynamics influencing reactions to the conflict in the international community.

Opinion – The Israel/Hamas War and ‘Decolonial Washing’

David Chandler • Dec 7 2023 • Articles

Coloniality is so baked into Western state powers and institutions that attempts to take ‘short cuts’ through making ‘decolonial’ claims and statements can easily feed into existing hierarchies.

Opinion – Assessing the Legality of Ousting Hamas

Nguyen Quoc Tan Trung • Nov 21 2023 • Articles

If we insist that Israel is occupying Gaza, then the inherent right of the Israeli government to remove the Hamas administration should be recognised.

Last Exit? A Three-State Solution to the Israel-Palestinian Dispute

Martin A. Smith • Nov 3 2023 • Articles

With neither the two- or one-state options offering a practical solution, a three-state option is the last chance to negotiate a sustainable exit.

Reflecting on International Terrorism after the Hamas Attacks on Israel

Sylvain Keller • Oct 17 2023 • Articles

The international community needs to consider the potential use of the conflict in and around Israel by terrorist groups in the form of a strategy of wider retaliation.

From Arms to Ballots: The Politicization of Hezbollah and Hamas

Sarmad Ishfaq • Jun 2 2019 • Articles

Hezbollah and Hamas give credence to how imperative a hierarchical organizational structure, robust leadership, and healthy public support are in terms of politicization.

Violent Non-State Actors in the Middle East: Origins and Goals

Christopher P Dallas-Feeney • May 28 2019 • Articles

Violent Non-State Actors are formidable challengers of the legitimacy and security of the existing state system in the Middle East and to those who govern those states.

Non-State Power: The Case of Hamas

Glen Segell • Feb 18 2019 • Articles

Non-state actors that prioritize control and censorship over openness, would be deficient in soft power projection and success. So they would fall to using sharp power.

Crafting an Effective Foreign Policy to Confront Terrorism in the Middle East

Matthew S. Cohen • May 12 2015 • Articles

As long as Hamas or Hezbollah are viewed as less “bad” than ISIS and are seen as parties that can be reasonably dealt with, there can be no peace in the Middle East.

R2P in Gaza: A Long Overdue Debate

Coralie Hindawi • Aug 4 2014 • Articles

If R2P will not save lives as quickly as one would like it to, its application to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can serve the search for a peaceful and just solution.

The Palestinian Narrative of Reconciliation

Atef Alshaer • May 27 2014 • Articles

The Hamas-Fatah reconciliation, if implemented, will have serious consequences for the Palestinians who have been deeply hurt by the division and its ramifications.

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

Tanzil Chowdhury • Mar 7 2013 • Articles

Designating and even vilifying actors with the label of ‘terrorist’ is a highly subjective matter. So how do we address the issue of negotiating with ‘terrorists’ without drowning in a quagmire of subjectivity?

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