The stand off is no longer between the Arab world and Israel, but between Palestinians and Israel. When both sides want so much from each other, there is space for a deal.
Traditional secular nationalist-driven Palestinian terrorism has been taking on a more religiously motivated dimension in recent years.
The consequences for the international order have been debated for decades, but, in contrast, little attention has been paid to this area.
Its development reputation has been tarnished, and nobody is able to define quite what the UK’s foreign policy actually is.
Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
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The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
Behind the former is the force that drives the current conflict: the not-so-hidden hand of Iran – and its exported violence.
Plus: Preparation for interviews about Israel and Palestine – well, I don’t call it preparation: I call it avoiding making a tit of yourself.
The Government’s response to the proposed evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and the violence in the Al-Aqsa mosque show that it has been living a lie for years.
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
Almost two in five of our panel members think that our national interests are usually aligned. And one in four think they’re aligned – full stop.
Sunni Arab leaders now recognise that Iran’s aggression represents an existential threat to more than just the Jewish state.