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No End of Conflict
By Neil Caplan, Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, Member of®
In his recent book, No End of Conflict, independent security expert and peace process researcher Yossi Alpher sees no imminent solution to a dangerous, deteriorating conflict. (Full Story)
EU settlement guidelines: obstacle or opportunity?
by Neil Caplan and Daniel Haboucha

Last week, a political storm broke out in Jerusalem over the European Commission’s new guidelines barring the funding of entities operating in Israeli settlements beyond the 1967 borders. Although unlikely to have any major impact on actual funding practices, the guidelines sparked accusations of bad faith and even anti-Semitism from many Israeli opinion-makers. (Full Story)

Recurrent Posture: The European Union on the Palestinian Issue
by Shimon Stein,

On June 20, 2013, at the end of a routine visit to the region (which included stops in Jordan, Egypt, Iraq, and the Palestinian Authority), Lady Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, met in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Full Story)

Jewish Enclaves in a Palestinian State
by Gideon Biger and Gilead Sher,

The death of Rabbi Menahem Froman five weeks ago touched many people from different sectors of society, including those with diametrically opposed political views. (Full Story)

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