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Commentary Politics

Gaza: The Enduring Siege

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Writing from Gaza, Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor Haidar Eid challenges Israel's claim that it has eased its siege. Eid compares Israel's policies with those of Apartheid South Africa and argues that the anti-apartheid struggle offers valuable lessons for Palestinians on how to overcome the siege and revitalize their national movement.

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Policy Brief Politics

Palestine 2010: Time for Plan B

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Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor Mouin Rabbani argues that Israel’s determination to permanently control East Jerusalem and large swaths of the West Bank coupled with the lack of political will in the U.S. and Europe has made it impossible to achieve a meaningful two-state settlement.

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Policy Brief Politics

Reclaiming Self-Determination

Will a Palestinian state, no matter how sovereign, fulfill the Palestinian right to self-determination? Al-Shabaka Policy Advisor Ali Abunimah argues that in order to achieve true sovereignty, self-determination must return to the center of the Palestinian struggle.

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