A young Israeli writing at the time of the Jewish New Year points out vividly how the Palestinians of today are behaving like the Israeli's of the pre-1948 generation. They are doing what has to be done.
On Sunday April 25, a group of 25 Palestinian women met at Biddu’s city council to have peaceful women’s march against the destruction of their land, the ghettoization of their community and the persisting escalation of violence from the Israeli army against nonviolent demonstrators. As with most peacefull demonstrations
Developing Afghanistan: Past Experiences from Jack Maresca Author: Interview conducted by Nicole Loschke- PCM Assistant Editor Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/07/2009 Q: Knowing what you know about the development of Afghanistan and reflecting back on the political climate after the Cold War, compared to now,
Faced with further breakdowns in negotiations with the Iranian government, the International Atomic Energy Agency recently passed a controversial resolution that could lead to the referal of Iran's budding nuclear program to the UN Security Council. What's more, in a surprising move, long-time friend India voted with the United States
The present approach of engaging regional players in Afghanistan by the United States could be scuttled by the bargaining postures of Iran, Russia, Pakistan, India and China on various issues of mutual concern. Rather than overtly depending on United States for guiding India through its AfPak strategy, India needs to
Islam: Fighting the Darkness Within Author: Mohammed Abu-Nimer Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 12/01/2005 The November 27th kidnapping of four members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)—Tom Fox (54), of the United States, Norman Kember (74) of Great Britain, and James Lonely (41) and Hameet Singh Sooden (32)
A fundamental question has dominated the study of terrorism and suicide attacks. After the September 11 attacks, scholars have primarily relied on themes from neoclassical economics to develop theoretical and empirical models of terrorism. Suicide attackers and terrorist were seen as optimizing agents. But this innovative approach failed to deliver
Only Men Have Last Names Author: Manuela Dviri Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/20/2004 Category: Comment Only Men Have Last Names Last month we celebrated the International Women s Day. There is no need for celebrating an International Men s Day, since men are getting along pretty
The elections in Iraq were widely hailed as a tentative success in an otherwise disastrous situation. But considering the history of foreign intervention in the Middle East when it comes to oil interests, perhaps this silver cloud has a dark lining.