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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Walid Salem

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday

Going It Alone?
Unilateralism VS. Negotiations

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Table of Contents


  • A Courageous Approach
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • Introduction: The Ethics of Unilateralism
         by Walid Salem and by Izhak Schnell

  • Why Israel Does Not Want to Negotiate
          Illuminating the intentions, goals and policies of the Israeli government
         by Daniel Bar-Tal and by Akiva Eldar

  • Lessons from the Gaza Disengagement
          We need to wait and see before we are able to judge definitively
         by Mohammed Dajani

  • Unilateral Solution – Nyet! Unilateral Step – Da!
          Unilateral measures could sweep away illusions and unrealistic expectations
         by Shlomo Gazit

  • Negotiations Combined With Coordinated Unilateral Acts
          The unilateral convergence plan will inevitably lead to escalation and bloodshed
         by Walid Salem

  • The Unilateral Consensus in Israeli Society
          Could the withdrawal be a first stage for building trust through coordination?
         by Izhak Schnell

  • A New Phase in Israel’s Approach to the Palestinian Question
          A solution based on the concept of a joint entity cannot be ruled out
         by As’ad Ghanem

  • Building Trust through Unilateral Strategies
          Some form of unilateralism appears to be the only option open to the parties.
         by Byron Bland

  • Creating Positive Facts on the Ground
          A five-stage coordinated reciprocal unilateral strategy
         by Byron Bland and by Walid Salem

  • Talking with Marwan Barghouthi
          The time has come to open the doors for a young generation of activists

  • Going It Alone? Unilateralism vs. Negotiations
          Mazen Sinnokrot, Professor Nazmi Ju’beh, Dr. Ron Pundak and Danny Rubinstein. Moderator: Omar Karmi

  • Israelis and Palestinians: A Personal Odyssey
          I was stunned when I was called an anti-Semite
         by Staughton Lynd

  • The Identity Conflict
          Unilateralism and who is an Israeli
         by Dror Etkes

    Book Review
  • Israel and South Africa Revisited
          A review of Heribert Adam & Kogila Moodley’s “Seeking Mandela: Peacemaking between Israelis and Palestinians” by Naomi Chazan
         by Naomi Chazan

  • Eye-Opening Dialogue on History
          A review of Paul Scham, Walid Salem & Benjamin Pogrund’s “Shared Histories: A Palestinian-Israeli Dialogue
         by Riad Al-Khouri

  • Potential Adverse Impact of Israeli Unilateralism on the Palestinian Economy
          An end to Israeli rule is the only chance for the economy
         by Mohammed El-Samhouri

    Eye of the Camera
  • Machsom Watch exhibition
          Endless Checkpoints

  • Report on PIJ Public Event
          People-to-People: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It

  • National Reconciliation Document

  • Gaza Disengagement Plan – General Outline

  • Henry J. Hyde – Staff Report on the Holy Land

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 2006 to July 1, 2006
          Compiled by Najat Hirbawi

  • A Three-Year Compilation
          Vol. X, No. 1, 2003 to Vol. XII, No. 2&3, 2005

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