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Destroying Gaza’s Water System

Sam Bahour
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Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor Sam Bahour summarizes and editorializes on Muna Dajani's policy brief for Al-Shabaka, "Drying Palestine: Israel’s Systemic Water War":

Has Oslo made West Bank boycott of Israel impossible?

Tariq Dana
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Have internal Palestinian boycotts of Israeli products been crippled by the Oslo process? "No," says Al-Shabaka advisor Tariq Dana.

Israelis, stop swimming in our shit

Sam Bahour
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A new report by Al-Shabaka details the damage that consecutive Israeli military assaults have caused to Gaza’s water systems, whereby 95 percent of the water consumed in the Strip for decades has been unfit for human consumption.

Palestine and the International Criminal Court

Victor Kattan
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As Israel's war on Gaza reignites debates on the ICC's potential role, Al-Shabaka advisor Victor Kattan weighs all of Mahmoud Abbas's options for joining the ICC, noting what should be one of Abbas's top priorities: ensure that one permanent member of the UN Security Council would veto any resolution that defers ICC investigation and prosecution for war crimes...

"There are various options open to President Abbas with respect to joining the ICC.

Honor the victims: Avoid past mistakes in reconstructing Gaza

Omar Shaban
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Ma'an News republishes Al-Shabaka's policy brief by Omar Shaban, showing why Israel’s third war on Gaza has been the worst. A greater death toll, the compounded effects of a seven-year-long siege, plus unaddressed damage from previous wars will make it far more difficult to reconstruct.

Le mouvement islamique a fondamentalement changé

Alaa Tartir
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The English version of this article, "Time to 'Do Business' With Hamas," is available at The Huffington Post...

Who won the war on Gaza?

Samah Sabawi
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The Palestinian people, who have shown incredible patience, steadfastness and sacrifice in the pursuit of their freedom, won the war on Gaza.

Why are Palestinian voices excluded?

Samah Sabawi
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Palestinians may be encouraged to tell their 'human story' but they are seldom allowed to express their political views.

Palestinian unity is no substitute for a viable political system

Sam Bahour
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Palestinian “unity,” reconciling tensions between Hamas and Fatah, is being revered as the foundation that can extract Gaza from the misery wrought upon it by 

Palestinian farmers lose land for failed economic zones

Vivien Sansour
Alaa Tartir
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Al-Shabaka’s Program Director and a guest author show how industrial zones are stripping farmers of their food sovereignty and increasing Palestinian dependency on Israel.