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Keri Majikes: The Relationship Between Water and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Keri Majikes: The Relationship Between Water and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

[ 0 ] July 12, 2013 |

by KERI MAJIKES for ASFAR, APRIL 2013:  In the past fifteen years, the problem of water scarcity in the Middle East received a great deal of attention from both scholars and the media. The idea of ‘water wars’ took off, inspiring many books and research projects. News columnists have popularised the claim the next major war […]

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Al-Quds Islamic Studies Scholar Mustafa Abu Sway Calls for a Re-Focus on Israeli-Palestinian Peace 

Al-Quds Islamic Studies Scholar Mustafa Abu Sway Calls for a Re-Focus on Israeli-Palestinian Peace 

[ 0 ] February 13, 2015 |

“Often one might ask the question: Do we see the light at the end of the tunnel? I would say we don’t see the entrance of the tunnel because there’s a wall there separating us from the tunnel. We need to bring down this wall. And we need to see the tunnel as is in […]

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WATCH: The Conflict Over Covering the Conflict in Gaza (Colbert)

[ 0 ] August 1, 2014 |

compiled by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary via COLBERT NATION on JULY 31, 2014  Watch (above) Stephen Colbert’s take on perceptions of media bias in coverage of the conflict in Gaza, and the difficulties over use of language in reporting on the conflict — including his referencing of a glossary by the International Press Institute (see […]

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Bruce Jentleson Blogs from Jordan: Syria, Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, Economy Top Discussions

Bruce Jentleson Blogs from Jordan: Syria, Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, Economy Top Discussions

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014 |

Duke Political Science and Public Policy Professor Bruce Jentleson is in the Middle East on a 10-day trip, as part of a delegation organized by the Center for American Progress visiting the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, the West Bank and Israel. This is his third ISLAMiCommentary blog post about his trip. by BRUCE JENTLESON for […]

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Martin Indyk on the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

Martin Indyk on the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

[ 0 ] October 10, 2013 |

by MARTIN INDYK via U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (WEBSITE) on SEPTEMBER 30, 2013:  Martin Indyk is the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, U.S. Department of State. This is the transcript of his remarks to the J Street Gala in Washington, DC.  Thank you very much Jeremy. Ladies and gentlemen, it is a real pleasure to be with […]

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Kristen Chick, Ibrahim El-Houdaiby, Robert Danin: Key Test for Egypt’s Morsi as Gaza Conflict Intensifies

Kristen Chick, Ibrahim El-Houdaiby, Robert Danin: Key Test for Egypt’s Morsi as Gaza Conflict Intensifies

[ 0 ] November 15, 2012 |

by KRISTEN J. CHICK for THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR on NOVEMBER 15, 2012:  Since taking office in June, Egypt’s Islamist President Morsi has upheld Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel and strictly controlled border crossings. Could the Gaza conflict change his calculus? Israel‘s new air assault on the Gaza Strip, which has so far killed 15 people […]

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“The Only Thing Europeans Have to Fear is Fear Itself”: How ISIS, the Syria Civil War & the Refugee Crisis are Shaping European Politics and Identity    

“The Only Thing Europeans Have to Fear is Fear Itself”: How ISIS, the Syria Civil War & the Refugee Crisis are Shaping European Politics and Identity    

[ 0 ] December 21, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary with MALACHI HACOHEN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 21, 2015: Malachi Hacohen is Associate Professor of History, Political Science, Religion, Slavic & Eurasian Studies, German Studies and Jewish Studies, and a Bass Fellow at Duke University.  He writes on Jewish European history and has published widely on the Central European […]

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The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France (Book Q & A)

The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France (Book Q & A)

[ 0 ] November 20, 2015 |

Column » ‘By the Book’ with Joseph Preville by JOSEPH RICHARD PREVILLE and JULIE POUCHER HARBIN  for ISLAMiCommentary on NOVEMBER 20, 2015: How did Muslims and Jews create and inhabit shared spaces in post-World War I France?  Historian Ethan B. Katz examines the “triangular affair” between Muslims, France, and Jews in his new book, The […]

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Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust (by Shai Ginsburg)

Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust (by Shai Ginsburg)

[ 0 ] October 27, 2015 |

EDITOR’S NOTE: In October Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University, delivered a public lecture at Duke University on “The Hundred Year War in Palestine,” and engaged in a faculty forum the following day with Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill professors on the themes of his book “Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. […]

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Has Hospitality Turned to “Hostipitality” for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon ? (by miriam cooke)

Has Hospitality Turned to “Hostipitality” for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon ? (by miriam cooke)

[ 0 ] June 26, 2015 |

Unable to find shelter in Lebanese areas, many Syrian refugees have fled to overcrowded Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, where the UN and NGOs, with scarce resources, try to help by miriam cooke for ISLAMiCommentary on JUNE 26, 2015: The curtain opens on a makeshift classroom somewhere in Lebanon. Chalked on a blackboard: “We sing the chorus […]

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