Article - Biden's Mideast Visit: Sobering Lessons for Palestine

US President Joe Biden’s July 2022 visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia signified a new era of regional alliances that are inextricably linked to the expanding normalization deals heralded by the Abraham Accords. Indeed, the US appears more determined to buttress these authoritarian and apartheid regimes with military and technological superiority, particularly for future confrontations with Iran. What must Palestinians learn from these troubling regional developments? What can they and their allies in the Arab world do to ensure the viability of the Palestinian liberation movement?

Join Al-Shabaka’s commissioning editor, Nadim Bawalsa, for a discussion with Al-Shabaka policy analysts, Dana El Kurd and Amjad Iraqi, about these developing regional dynamics.

Nadim Bawalsa is Associate Editor with the Journal of Palestine Studies. From 2020-2023, Nadim served as Al-Shabaka’s commissioning editor. He is a historian of modern...
Al-Shabaka Member Dana El Kurd received her PhD in Government from The University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in Comparative Politics and International Relations....
Al-Shabaka Member Amjad Iraqi is an editor and writer at +972 Magazine, based in Haifa. He was previously an advocacy coordinator at Adalah - The...

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