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    Old Settlement Wine in New Peacemaking Bottles

    Settlements are not a fait accompli, but an Israeli gain for which the Palestinians much be compensated fairly, and not merely by Israel agreeing to meet its pre-existing commitments, as Netanyahu is now offering. Anything less would merely reinforce the current dynamic of Israeli impunity, and further entrench the one-state reality.

    Elliott Abrams’ Shell Game on Settlements

    Elliiott Abrams is responsible for some of the greatest foreign policy fiascos in American history, continues to be considered a legitimate source for foreign policy analysis. Here, I examine closely his recent apparent shift in position on settlements and find it’s no change at all.

    Toward A New Two-State Solution

    The idea that the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is dead has been repeated so many times in the past several years that it…