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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Walid Salem

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday





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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