Will the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas change anything in the long term?

May 21, 2021 0 Comments

While details are sketchy, Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire. That is good news for everyone involved. The dying can hopefully end and further destruction be avoided – at least for now. Both sides can also claim victory. Hamas can claim to have defended the interests of Palestinians in Jerusalem in contrast to …

Israel-Palestine conflict: Are we witnessing the early stages of a third intifada?

May 18, 2021 0 Comments

What is next in the latest West Asia convulsion? Will a ceasefire between the Hamas militant group in Gaza and Israel be brokered by Arab mediators in coordination with western powers, or will the situation continue to deteriorate? Are we witnessing the beginning of an intensifying conflict in which Israelis find themselves enveloped in a …