Since then, debates have been raging among pundits, policymakers and everyday citizens about the struggle over Israel and Palestine. Unfortunately, many of these conversations are animated by the same stale and problematic talking points. Here are seven of the most damaging: These people have been fighting forever.
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We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. Senior administration officials describe the plan as detailed, pragmatic, and essentially complete.
All that prevents them from publishing it is their sense that the timing is off. Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page. But such a moment seems unlikely any time soon.
There are reasons to believe they are right. And they have defunded the UN Relief and Works Agency, characterizing the Palestinian aid organization as a corrupt and inefficient body perpetuating a false narrative on refugees unhelpful to the pursuit of peace.
But while past efforts have failed, the careful balance American presidents have walked in since has allowed them to bring both sides around the same table, to the precipice of an agreement multiple times.
The reason the timing has been off may be because the approach is off. Palestinian officials, like the rest of us, have been left to read tea leaves based on the behavior they have seen thus far.
If the plan includes revelatory material that defies expectations — as the team claims — then it should not wait for a moment of kindness from the Palestinians to present itself before releasing the plan. That moment will be created by the presentation of the plan. The peace team seems to be considering this approach, expressing confidence that their work will see the light of day whether or not the Palestinians come around beforehand.
They say the plan will include proposals that both parties will love and hate, and lament that they are frequently forced to dismiss rumors on the contents of their plan that scatter news reports.
But in testing whether the time is right for a rollout, the administration may be releasing trial balloons — based both on false as well as genuine tidbits from the plan — to gauge public response, knowing full well it can simply deny whichever ones float too high. Regardless of the strategy, public response has been self-evident as the plan is still under wraps.
There is one new sign the administration is working on a rollout with direction and purpose.
The Associated Press reported last week that the peace team had begun staffing up, on-loading officials from the State Department and National Security Council to create working groups on the policy dimensions of the plan, the economic components of the plan and the strategic sale of the plan to the public.
The formation of these teams would indicate that a release is not imminent — these staffers still need time to get into place and prepared — but that publication could be ready in the coming months. And the same exact document that may be dead on arrival on a Monday might not be dead on arrival on a Thursday.The Israeli–Palestinian conflict has its roots in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with the birth of major nationalist movements among the Jews and among the Arabs, both geared towards attaining sovereignty for their people in the Middle East.
A Critical Discourse Analysis of an article on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. With increasing global media synergies, media studies seems to be gaining popularity in academia. An Analysis of the Israeli-Palenstinian Conflict Essay Words 6 Pages The thesis of this article is an examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and both the things that have prevented it from being resolved as well as potential solutions or measures directed at establishing peace.
Female Palestinian medic Razan Al-Najar reacts to tear gas as she works at the scene of clashes at Israel-Gaza border, in the southern Gaza Strip, April 1, The Israeli–Palestinian conflict has its roots in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with the birth of major nationalist movements among the Jews and among the Arabs, both geared towards attaining sovereignty for their people in the Middle East.
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