It’s not the pandemic but Donald Trump that could kill off the two-state solution

by Rashmee

Posted on May 2, 2020


It’s not the pandemic but Donald Trump that could kill off the two-state solution, once and for all. Practically unnoticed by Washington’s worthies and elsewhere in the world, Israeli politicians recently offered bipartisan approval to America’s authority in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This is both bad and good. In some ways, it imperils the two-state solution. … Continue reading “It’s not the pandemic but Donald Trump that could kill off the two-state solution”

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But, of course, the EU Must Recognize Palestine. The alternative is more drastic

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2019


With the US steadily working with Israel to obliterate hopes for a two-state solution, Daoud Kuttab, an award-winning Palestinian journalist, has suggested we are at a fork in the road. Writing in Project Syndicate, Mr Kuttab said, “If European leaders – or, indeed, any others around the world – want to advance a vision of … Continue reading “But, of course, the EU Must Recognize Palestine. The alternative is more drastic”

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The Israel-Palestinian two-state solution is dead. Long live a solution

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2016


“We are more than the Palestinian issue,” a prominent Iraqi man who lives overseas told me the other day. “We are sick of being seen in that way.” I attempted to argue that the injustice meted out to the Palestinians and alleged western hypocrisy has resonance with Muslims everywhere – east or west; from Srinagar … Continue reading “The Israel-Palestinian two-state solution is dead. Long live a solution”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK