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2023November 2023Opinion

The Two-State Solution: A Zombie Policy That Ignores Reality

While it is comforting to leaders to drudge on about a “two-state solution” and an innocuous peace plan, it ignores the reality of Israeli settlement expansion and entrenchment of Israeli control over all the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, according to Foreign Affairs.

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to the Israel-Hamas War: China

Through its actions thus far, China seems to have sided largely with Palestine, but it also has significant economic ties with Israel. The reason for this dichotomy, Politico claims, is a long-term play to gain favor in the Middle East and with countries searching for alternatives to U.S. partnerships, while maintaining its long-standing policy of non-interference with other countries’ internal affairs.

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to Israel-Hamas War: Saudi Arabia

Saudia Arabia has long held a place as arguably the most influential country in the Middle East. Yet, as the world reels from the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, and nations such as Qatar and Egypt have rushed in with attempts to broker the release of hostages and send aid to Gaza, as NBC News reports, Saudia Arabia has been slow to react.

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2023October 2023

Hamas Releases Two American Hostages

American and British officials are continuously working with Qatar to secure the release of their own hostages, as well as the release of non-British and non-American nationals. Qatari officials have become the middleman between Hamas and U.S. officials’ negotiations regarding the release of the remaining American hostages

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2023October 2023

Spotlight on the Israel-Hamas War: Security Implications

Prior to the assault, it was believed that Hamas was not looking for escalation, even ending riots along the border. As the death toll following the attacks in Israel and Gaza continue to mount, people across the world are calling into question what this conflict means for the stability not only of the Middle East, but the rest of the world as well.

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