When negotiations are at a dead end: In recent weeks, Alsharq published a series of articles regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and suggesting new approaches towards it. Especially the European Union has various measures at hand. Find all articles here ready for download in one dossier.
Tagged: Alternative Approaches to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Israelis are increasingly divided over the urgency of peace. Polling indicates that various forms of sanctions intended to pressure Israel can signal urgency, but mostly among those who already support a two-state agreement. It is worth considering other policy measures in the toolbox for advancing peace. By Dahlia Scheindlin
The post-Oslo generation neither meets “the other side” nor does it know much about its situation. This is why dialogue fora could play an important role. But talks over hummus are not satisfying the needs of the societies or create any positive change. Dialogue needs clear parameters and aims in order to be successful. By weiterlesen…
External incentives are an important asset in supporting processes of conflict resolution and have also been an instrument in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In fact, the international and regional community have brought forward two relatively new incentive schemes that hold a potential to influence Israeli public’s views. By Gil Murciano.
It is easy to get the impression from the Israeli media and from statements by politicians that the EU attempts to “discipline” the Israeli government, subvert Israeli civil society against the government and use various punitive measures in order to force compliance with EU policy directives. The gap between discourse and facts is striking. By weiterlesen…
The adoption and streamlining of differentiation measures represents a unique and effective European contribution towards Israeli-Palestinian peace at a time in which the Middle East Peace Process in its current configuration has failed. By Hugh Lovatt.
With no negotiated settlement for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in sight, international players must consider alternative strategies and instruments to ensure the fundamental rights of both Israelis and Palestinians and end Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. Europe can and should play a key role. By Muriel Asseburg and Christoph Dinkelaker.