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Paul Scham

Paul Scham

Paul Scham is adjunct scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. and formerly a research associate at the Truman Institute for Peace of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Articles

Confederation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
The Israeli left and its American supporters may soon be forced to choose a more viable alternative, which may well be confederation — which, even if successful, would likely take decades to establish.
The Oslo Process 25 Years On
Peace is now much more difficult because both sides have a tough “once bitten, twice shy” skin that is seemingly impenetrable.
Perceptions of Anti-Semitism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Claims that criticism of Israel stems from anti-Semitism has a history in Israel, and can be cynically manipulated for political ends.
1948: The First Arab-Israeli War by Benny Morris
The Two-State Solution: Old Standby, Perhaps, but Imperative
The alternative to the two-state solution is not one state, but rather no solution.
A Curious Story: Palestinians and the Arab States
The Arab League Peace Initiative could change the whole Israel-Palestine equation
The Two Narratives
Both sides must make an effort to understand the narrative of the other.

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