Trudeau’s Moment in the Middle East

Mohamad Yaghi In 1919, the then  US President Woodrow Wilson set up an international commission to study the Ottoman Empire’s former mandates and the Middle East’s possible future. Remarkably, Wilson’s intention and objective was to understand the grievances of the Middle East’s inhabitants and create an American policy based on their opinions. Although Wilson’s new…

Water Distribution in the West Bank: A System Frozen in Time

Naama Baumgarten-Sharon On February 12, 2014, European Parliament President Martin Schultz addressed the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), quoting a claim that the average Israeli used four times more water than the average Palestinian in the West Bank. The address brought the subject of water allocations – something often overlooked when more pressing aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian…