User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
Category: Two-State Soln
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Israel's kingmaker — or is it king breaker? — could bring down Netanyahu 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Avigdor Lieberman, a right-wing nationalist and erstwhile ally of Netanyahu, is in the unusual position of having personally triggered not one but two elections this year.

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Arab nations condemn Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan 11.9.2019 BBC: World
An Israeli vow to apply sovereignty to part of the West Bank is described as a "dangerous development".
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WATCH THE REPLAY: WikiLeaks Editor Kristinn Hrafnsson, Michael Isikoff, Pepe Escobar, As’ad AbuKhalil on CN Live! 19.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson, journalists Michael Isikoff and Pepe Escobar, political scientist As’ad AbuKhalil and author George Szamuely on Episode 2 of CNLive!  Hrafnsson joined CNLive! to speak on the latest about imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, including CNN’s recent hit…Read more →
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What did Garcetti really mean when he said he supports the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem? 26.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ignited a firestorm of controversy last month when he said during a trip to Israel that he supported moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — a political triumph of the Trump administration.

He quickly backpedaled, offering several clarifications and...

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A Trump Middle East peace plan initiative minus Israelis and Palestinians 23.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Any U.S. hopes of seeing representatives of Persian Gulf countries publicly greeting Israeli counterparts in Bahrain in the next few days as a means of persuading Palestinians to accept a peace plan apparently came and went.

Instead, a piece of President Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan...

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Jordan's king tells Kushner the Israel-Palestinian conflict requires two-state solution 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Jordan on Wednesday stood by a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, exposing a rift with the United States as the Trump administration tries to rally Arab support for a peace conference next month in Bahrain.

Presidential advisors Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt met with Jordan's...

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The case for a democratic one-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians 23.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political...

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Garcetti said he backs U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Now religious groups want an apology 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A year after the Trump administration moved the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti waded into the still simmering political controversy, drawing criticism from L.A. religious groups.

“I support the embassy being here,” Garcetti told The Times during his trip...

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Why Israel eyes the EU with distrust 21.5.2019 BBC: World
Despite Israelis' love of Eurovision, many view Europe with distrust, says James Landale.
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US Israel-Palestinian peace plan 'a surrender act' - Palestinian FM 17.5.2019 BBC: World
Riad Malki compares Donald Trump's peace efforts to a 'reckless driver' heading for a cliff.
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Why Israel deserves to be called an apartheid state 16.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: One reader’s letter defending Israel against charges of being an apartheid state demands a rebuttal.

First, the apartheid claim rests not on the second-class citizenship of Arab residents within Israel proper (as un-fully democratic as this is), but on a half-century of egregiously...

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After Israeli Election, We Need to Think Beyond Two-State Solution 15.4.2019 Truthout.com
The institutionalization of hate in Israeli politics is an open door to violence against Palestinians.

The post After Israeli Election, We Need to Think Beyond Two-State Solution appeared first on Truthout.

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Palestinian leaders have themselves to blame for Netanyahu’s victory and the lack of a peace deal 13.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Saree Makdisi should realize that “the moribund two-state solution” for the Israelis and Palestinians has been dealt several “final blows.” (“Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection underlines Israel's apartheid reality,” Opinion, April 10)

Going back to 1967, every one of Israel’s offers...

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection underlines Israel’s apartheid reality 11.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The results of Israel’s elections reveal a stark reality: Not only will Benjamin Netanyahu almost inevitably form a coalition government even further to the right than the one he already heads, but the country’s Jewish electorate has given its resounding endorsement to the policies for which he...

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Israeli government in Benjamin Netanyahu’s fifth term is likely to turn hard right, but face stiff opposition 11.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory suggests the government he forms in a record fifth term is likely to espouse more nationalistic views and show little inclination to negotiate peace with Palestinians.

Netanyahu finished neck and neck with his main opponent, former army...

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Netanyahu’s annexation threat delivers another blow to prospects for peace 7.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

There is plenty of blame to go around for the sabotaging of the once-promising Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the subversion of the much-maligned two-state solution, but surely Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deserves an inordinate share of it.

For nearly 25 years — or more, depending...

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Israel election: Who are the key candidates? 6.4.2019 BBC: World
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu may face his toughest election yet, with a series of formidable candidates vying for the top spot.
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BBC Global Questions: Future of Israelis and Palestinians 12.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
BBC World Service series, "Global Questions: the future of Israelis and Palestinians."
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Boycotting Israel won't end the Palestinian tragedy 19.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

JERUSALEM—Airbnb recently announced that it is boycotting tiny Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The ostensible reason for the boycott is that these are contested territories. The Abkhazians and the South Ossetians, with Russian backing, have seceded from Georgia and declared their independence, moves...

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2018: Remembering a year worth forgetting 1.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Many readers would just as soon forget 2018 than relive it. There were plenty of new lows, much of them the work of the Trump administration. But there were encouraging developments too, if you looked for them. They were just harder to find.

Here’s a roundup of the year’s major events as seen through...

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