A comprehensive background on the history of U.S.-Iranian relations, the course of U.S.-Israeli efforts against Iran’s nuclear program, and Iran’s involvement in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
A favorable ICJ decision in Palestine v. United States of America would be more significant than the Court’s 2004 Advisory Opinion on the Wall because it would be binding on the United States.
In shuttering the General Delegation of the PLO to the U.S., the Trump administration has cut off any U.S. citizen, including Palestinian-Americans, from engaging with Palestine at the institutional level.
The latest issue of the Journal of Palestine Studies is now available, including substantive contributions on the Great March of Return, the Saudi-Emirati-Israeli rapprochement, allegations of anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party, U.S.-Israeli collaboration in border control, land defense in the West Bank, and Palestinian labor in Israeli settlements. These contributions are in addition to reviews of recent books, Palestine Unbound, Photos from the Quarter, the Congressional Monitor, as well as the Quarterly Update on Conflict and Diplomacy.
The Arabic language Journal of the Institute of Palestine Studies (Majallat al-Dirassat al Filastiniyah مجلة الدراسات الفلسطينية ) is preparing a special edition on the topic of UNRWA’s Camp Improvement Program and projects (CIP).
Mahmoud Darwish—“national poet of Palestine,” “voice of the Palestinian people,” cultural icon for millions of Arabs—died seven years ago this summer, on 9 August 2008, at the age of 67 following heart surgery.
Palestine Studies Fellow Mouin Rabbani:
Journal of Palestine Studies editor Rashid Khalidi:
Now a classic in its field, From Haven to Conquest is a unique compendium of difficult-to-obtain or out-of-print material on Zionism and the history of Palestine from ancient times until 1948. Eighty documents and first-hand accounts are supplemented by 30 pages of appendices providing detailed demographic and military statistics.
Palestine Studies Fellow Mouin Rabbani
The Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU) hosted an interview on 'The Iran Nuclear Agreement and the Question of Palestine' with Palestine Studies Fellow Mouin Rabbani.
For our July Book of the Month, Palestine Studies has chosen Manifestations of Identity: The Lived Reality of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon by Muhammad Ali Khalidi. Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon are often discussed in sensationalist or objectified terms in the context of various crises.
On this day, 43 years ago, the Palestinian people lost one of their greatest writer, Ghassan Kanafani. In remembrance the Institute for Palestine Studies has made available an archival retrospective on the life and work of Kanafani.