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Vol. 14 No. 2 , 2007
Future Options
Editorial
The past seven years have seen a sustained disengagement from the political process and a growing tendency towards the path of violence and counter-violence. The hopes that had prevailed in the first half of the year 2000 have given way to mounting hatred, lack of trust and belligerency. Many victims have fallen on both sides. Many changes have also occurred on the ground - mainly the expansion of Jewish settlements and the integration of their infrastructure into that of Israel. These changes have led to the perception among many Palestinians that the proposed two-state solution is no longer viable and that the only remaining course is to engage in a protracted struggle for decades to come. In their view, Israel has shown clear evidence that it is not interested in making peace with its neighbors, and that the sole preoccupation of Israeli decision-makers remains the search for more land grabs and for ways to scuttle any likelihood of withdrawal from the occupied territories.
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. Future Options ( )

    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  2. Focus
  3. Introduction ( )

    By Walid Salem and Gershon Baskin Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  4. One State: Solution or Utopia? ( )
    Is a one-state solution possible? If so, is it good? Will it bring a just peace?
    By Uri Avnery Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  5. Cooperation Instead of Separation: The One-State Solution to Promote Israeli-Palestinian Peace ( )
    Only a bi-national state can bring concord between the two national movements.
    By As’ad Ghanem Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  6. South Africa Is Not a Model for Us ( )
    The South African unitary state model does not offer a realistic way forward.
    By Benjamin Pogrund Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  7. The Two-State Solution Is Still an Option ( )
    Political and regional shifts heighten the two-state option's legitimacy and urgency.
    By Hani al-Masri Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  8. From Crisis to Opportunity: Rethinking International Involvement in a Turbulent Reality ( )
    Is the time ripe for international intervention in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
    By Kobi Michael Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  9. The Serious Threats Facing the Palestinian National Project ( )
    The two-state option is the option that best expresses the Palestinian national project.
    By Ahmad Majdalani Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  10. A Barrier to the Two-State Solution? ( )
    The barrier is built of contradictions that Israel cannot forever evade confronting.
    By Dror Etkes Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  11. Future Scenarios after the Gaza Events ( )
    What is the future of the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and the Palestinian question?
    By Mohammed Migdad Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  12. The Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Proposal ( )
    A confederation legislature of Israelis and Palestinians would benefit both peoples.
    By Josef Avesar Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  13. How Peace Broke Out in the Middle East: A Short History of the Future ( )
    Unilateral declarations of principle or conditional intent could create momentum.
    By Tony Klug Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  14. A Northern Ireland Solution for the West Bank? ( )
    An elected institution might spur public support for new talks and cooperation.
    By Joel Pollak Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  15. Roundtable
  16. Future Options ( )
    Munther Dajani, Walid Salem, Meron Benvenisti, Ron Pundak and Hillel Schenker. Moderators: Ziad AbuZayyad, Gershon Baskin
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  17. Interview
  18. Security Only Needs a Political Resolution ( )

    By Jibril Rajoub Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  19. Viewpoint
  20. HAMAS between the Unseen (al-Ghayb) and the Real ( )
    Pragmatism and the recognition of international legitimacy can bridge the gap between HAMAS and other Palestinian forces.
    By Fayssal Hourani Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  21. A Choice To Be Made ( )
    The Palestinian people have been offered a choice and an opportunity.
    By Gershon Baskin Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  22. Six South African Lessons ( )
    The decisive factor is the readiness to engage in the process of change.
    By Lindsay Talmud Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  23. A New Approach for Zionists: Conversation ( )
    Dialogue at its best might convince the Palestinians of Israel's legitimacy.
    By Charles Blattberg Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  24. Book Review
  25. The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977 ( )
    by Gershom Gorenberg, reviewed by Benjamin Pogrund
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  26. Terror on the Internet: The New Arena, the New Challenges ( )
    by Gabriel Weimann, reviewed by Tim Jackson
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  27. Report on PIJ Public Events ( )

    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  28. Economics
  29. Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement ( )
    Commercial Closure: Deleting Gaza’s Economy from the Map      The economic boycott of the Gaza Strip could result in a humanitarian disaster.
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  30. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  31. We Won the War ( )

    By Avraham Shein Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  32. Henceforth You Are Some Other ( )

    By Mahmoud Darwish Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  33. Documents
  34. Amman Declaration of Global Majority and the Palestine-Israel Journal ( )

    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  35. Chronology of Events
  36. April 1, 2007 to July 1, 2007 ( )
    Compiled by Najat Hirbawi
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2007
  37. Special Web-Only Article
  38. June Violence in Gaza Weakens Hamas in the West Bank, Increases Support for Early    Elections ( )

    By Khalil Shikaki Vol. 14 No. 2 2007


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