Questions For One-Staters
In Print by Ziad Asali - The Daily Beast (Opinion) - June 26, 2012 - 12:00am

Supporters of the two-state solution are often told that this vision is unrealistic and has become unachievable. Young, idealistic seekers of justice and equality are increasingly offering what they claim is a more "realistic" solution: a single state for all Israelis and Palestinians, including refugees. Here are ten questions that might help these single-staters think through the feasibility of the project they have in mind:


Questions For One-Staters
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Ziad Asali - (Opinion) June 26, 2012 - 12:00am


Supporters of the two-state solution are often told that this vision is unrealistic and has become unachievable. Young, idealistic seekers of justice and equality are increasingly offering what they claim is a more "realistic" solution: a single state for all Israelis and Palestinians, including refugees. Here are ten questions that might help these single-staters think through the feasibility of the project they have in mind:


Why I'm Still a Two Stater
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Emily L. Hauser - (Opinion) June 15, 2012 - 12:00am


In recent years, it’s become all the rage to support —or accept, or give in to—the notion of a “one-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


An Emerging One-State Israel-Palestine Reality
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Jewish Journal
by John Rosove - (Opinion) June 11, 2012 - 12:00am


A resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict does not look promising, though it is still possible. The window for a two-state solution is rapidly closing, and conversation is shifting to consider the meaning of an emerging one-state reality. Though polls show that both Israelis and Palestinians still favor a two-state solution, facts on the ground and politics are allowing the status-quo to take root, and the status-quo supports a one-state reality. This will be good for no one!


Six days in Israel, 45 years ago
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Los Angeles Times
by Miko Peled - (Opinion) June 6, 2012 - 12:00am


In early June 1967, as I cowered with my mother and sisters in the "safest" room of our house near Jerusalem — the downstairs bathroom — we feared the worst. None of us imagined that the war that had just begun would end in six days.


A Concert of Kahanists
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Elisheva Goldberg - (Opinion) June 4, 2012 - 12:00am


Yesterday, for the nineteenth year running, in a concert in Central Park, American Orthodox Jewry and the Israeli right unapologetically laid claim to the Whole Land of Israel.


UN envoy warns of 'one-state reality'
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am


BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The United Nations envoy for the Middle East peace process warned a session of the UN Security Council on Tuesday of the continuing diplomatic impasse between Israel and the PLO. Robert Serry told the council “if the parties do not grasp the current opportunity, they should realize the implication is not merely slowing progress toward a two-state solution.


AJC official decries ‘one state’ proposals from both sides
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am


WASHINGTON (JTA) -- A top American Jewish Committee official decried to an Arab audience advocacy of a "one state solution" from both the pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian perspectives.


Nothing is “inevitable”
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from NOW Lebanon
by Hussein Ibish - (Opinion) May 22, 2012 - 12:00am


One of the most important political principles is that history is not deterministic in any sense. It is, rather, a genealogy of human choices. It is shaped by agency, intentionality and decisions that are both individual and collective. 


Nothing is “inevitable”
In Print by Hussein Ibish - NOW Lebanon (Blog) - May 22, 2012 - 12:00am

One of the most important political principles is that history is not deterministic in any sense. It is, rather, a genealogy of human choices. It is shaped by agency, intentionality and decisions that are both individual and collective. 



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