Events

Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on the implications of the Israeli Elections of 2019. Guest speakers included: Peter Beinart, Professor of Journalism and Political Science, City University of New York; Phyllis Bennis, Director, New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies; Nadia Hijab, Co-Founder and Board President, Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network; Mouin Rabbani,…

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Alaa Tartir discusses his new edited anthology: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance. A new look into how international aid and also the Palestinian security reform are mechanisms which are used to crush Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation.

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2018 marks 70 years since the Nakba and Israel’s dispossession of the Palestinian people and violation of their rights. Yet, an end to their oppression and displacement remains out of reach. Indeed the discourse about what constitutes Palestine and the Palestinian people has been steadily circumscribed during this period, and the focus on the ephemeral two-state solution has excluded the majority of Palestinians from the quest for a just peace. Nadia Hijab, Executive Director of Al-Shabaka, with Zena Agha and Yara Hawari, Policy Fellows of Al Shabaka, discuss how reframing the narrative on Palestine could help further the Palestinian struggle for freedom.

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