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Does Israel believe in two-state solution?

Does Israel believe in two-state solution?

As Europe seeks to restart peace talks between Palestine and Israel, there are fears that the Israeli commitment to a two-state solution is a cosmetic one designed to draw out negotiations without finding a solution.

Bennett wants to see Palestinians become water carriers and wood hewers for Jews

Bennett wants to see Palestinians become water carriers and wood hewers for Jews

If you think that the UN was wrong in labeling Zionism as a racist movement, think again.

Birthright: solely for the Jews

Birthright: solely for the Jews

Birthright is a very successful Zionist programme that aims to strengthen "Jewish identity", and connect young non-Israeli Jews to their "roots" in the "land of Israel".

NETANYAHU LOSES LEVERAGE IN FORMING NEW GOVERNMENT

NETANYAHU LOSES LEVERAGE IN FORMING NEW GOVERNMENT

Last-ditch campaign promises and bruising coalition negotiations have led Netanyahu to form a fragile government that may have trouble handling important domestic issues and foreign relationships.

Naftali Bennett: Israel's hardline kingmaker

Naftali Bennett: Israel

Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett, a social media savvy former entrepreneur and vocal opponent of a Palestinian state, is the new kingmaker of Israeli politics with a key role in the government.

Israels worldwide role in repression

Israels worldwide role in repression

This article focuses on the role of Israels government, its military, and related corporations and organizations in a global industry of violence and repression. The states most involved with this industry profit from perpetual war and occupation across the globe while maintaining vastly unequal societies of their own.

Israel's friends inside the corridors of power

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All major UK political parties have "Friends of Israel" groups, which have much influence over Middle East policy, says Hilary Aked.

THE SHAPE OF NETANYAHU'S EMERGING COALITION

THE SHAPE OF NETANYAHU

Israel's next government may have a turbulent start given its relative lack of political moderates, but a rightward trajectory on settlements and other issues is not guaranteed.

Is Israel's right wing waging a war against Africans?

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As the Israeli government announced its mass deportation plan for African immigrants last week, many listened in dismay and anger. An anti-African position in Israel isn't a recent phenomenon, though, and it has been getting stronger, often silently, over the past few years; Africans, both Jewish and non-Jewish, have long faced discrimination within the state.

Israel Believes Washington Did Not Maximize Its Leverage with Iran

Israel Believes Washington Did Not Maximize Its Leverage with Iran

Israel's concerns about the framework nuclear deal center on how the United States will prevent Iran from getting away with violations, increasing its destabilizing actions in the Middle East, and triggering a regional arms race, all while Tehran gets to retain much of its industrial-size nuclear infrastructure.