Tagged: Palestine

Israel/Palestine: If not now, when?

The Foreign Policy Association has issued a new report urging the U.S. to take a more assertive role in pushing for a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians.  “Israel and Palestine: Two States for Two Peoples — If not now, when?” was co-authored by BU international relations Professor Augustus Richard Norton, who notes that President Obama said […]

EU and Jerusalem

A European Union initiative, to be considered next week, would carve off east Jerusalem as the capital if an independent Palestinian state.  Israel rejects the concept.  Journalism Professor Bob Zelnick, a former ABC News Middle East correspondent and author of “Israeli Unilateralism: Beyond Gaza,” says the Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S. all have missed […]

Clinton’s tough talk

International Relations Professor William Keylor on Reuters-TV discussing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Middle East visit.