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Editorial Board

Hisham Awartani

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Boaz Evron

Walid Salem

Ari Rath

Zahra Khalidi

Daniel Bar-Tal

Ammar AbuZayyad

Galit Hasan-Rokem

Khaled Abu Aker

Galia Golan

Nazmi Ju'beh

Gershon Baskin

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Simcha Bahiri

Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Dan Leon

Anat Cygielman

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell




Future Options
Vol.14 No.2 2007

Table of Contents

Editorial

  • Future Options
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

    Special Web-Only Article
  • June Violence in Gaza Weakens Hamas in the West Bank, Increases Support for Early    Elections
         by Khalil Shikaki

    Focus
  • Introduction
         by Walid Salem and by Gershon Baskin

  • 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

  • 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

  • South Africa Is Not a Model for Us
          The South African unitary state model does not offer a realistic way forward.
         by Benjamin Pogrund

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Barrier to the Two-State Solution?
         The barrier is built of contradictions that Israel cannot forever evade confronting.
         by Dror Etkes

  • Future Scenarios after the Gaza Events
         What is the future of the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and the Palestinian question?
         by Mohammed Migdad

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Proposal
         A confederation legislature of Israelis and Palestinians would benefit both peoples.
         by Josef Avesar

  • 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

  • A Northern Ireland Solution for the West Bank?
         An elected institution might spur public support for new talks and cooperation.
         by Joel Pollak

    Interview
  • Security Only Needs a Political Resolution
         interview with Jibril Rajoub

    Roundtable
  • Future Options
         Munther Dajani, Walid Salem, Meron Benvenisti, Ron Pundak and Hillel Schenker. Moderators: Ziad AbuZayyad, Gershon Baskin

    Viewpoint
  • 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

  • A Choice To Be Made
         The Palestinian people have been offered a choice and an opportunity.
         by Gershon Baskin

  • Six South African Lessons
         The decisive factor is the readiness to engage in the process of change.
         by Lindsay Talmud

  • A New Approach for Zionists: Conversation
         Dialogue at its best might convince the Palestinians of Israel's legitimacy.
         by Charles Blattberg

    Book Review
  • The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977
         by Gershom Gorenberg, reviewed by Benjamin Pogrund

  • Terror on the Internet: The New Arena, the New Challenges
         by Gabriel Weimann, reviewed by Tim Jackson

  • Report on PIJ Public Events

    Economics
  • 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.


    Culture
  • We Won the War
         by Avraham Shein

  • Henceforth You Are Some Other
         by Mahmoud Darwish

    Documents
  • Amman Declaration of Global Majority and the Palestine-Israel Journal

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 2007 to July 1, 2007
          Compiled by Najat Hirbawi


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