The Institute for Palestine Studies is making public documents from the secret appendix to the report of the Commission of Inquiry, headed by Israeli Supreme Court president Yitzhak Kahan, which was created to investigate the 1982 Sabra and Shatila massacre
With your support, IPS-USA will enter 2019 with even greater determination not only to continue our efforts, but also to expand our work in order to reach new audiences by introducing new programs and publications such as the IPS-USA Podcast and "Current Issues in Focus," a new series of multidisciplinary briefs offering an in-depth look at current developments in Palestine and Israel.
For Palestinians, the Jordan Valley and Area C mean geographic contiguity, sovereignty, and control over any future border as well as for Palestinian national security. The natural resources of these two regions provide the breadbasket of Palestinian society and the future Palestinian state.
While three crucial developments in Gaza today are testing equilibrium of belligerence between Hamas and Israel, the latter is likely to remain committed to status quo.
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.
U.S. attempts to find legal justification for assault on Palestinian refugees and UNRWA brush aside history and sidestep the purpose of international law altogether.
Despite its expiration nineteen years ago, the Paris Protocol has locked the Palestinian economy in a crippling structural dependency on Israel.
As we mark twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Accords, and in light of recent developments affecting all facets of Palestinian life at home and in the diaspora, we share Edward Said's The Morning After, which first appeared in the London Review of Books on October 21, 1993.
Twenty-five years after Oslo, as a new deal by the Trump administration seems imminent, Palestinians have hopefully learned never to participate in a deal that fails to recognize them as equals to Israelis.
IPS Senior Fellow Mouin Rabbani discusses the closure of the PLO Delegation office in Washington and American threats against the ICC: This is part of a broader American assault designed to inflict suffering on Palestinians in order to put pressure on the Palestinian leadership.
I wish to convey - with confidence and steadfast determination - to Palestine refugees in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, that our operations will continue and our Agency prevail.