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Latest update : 2014-07-09

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence? (part 2)

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and the revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager that followed have provoked a situation that had been brewing since the recent failure of US-brokered peace talks. While the status quo in the Middle East seems unbearable to everyone in the long run, why is there so little enthusiasm for making peace?

By François PICARD

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Alain DIECKHOFF

Director of Research at the Center for National and Scientific Research

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Emmanuel NAVON

International Relations Lecturer at Tel Aviv University

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2014-10-30 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel-Palestinian territories: can there be an end to the historic conflict? (part 2)

Deplorable. The word was used by Israel to describe Sweden's decision today to officially recognise a Palestinian state. Although 135 countries have already recognised...

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2014-10-30 Israel

Israel-Palestinian territories: can there be an end to the historic conflict?

A declaration of war: strong words from the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, after a day of violence in Jerusalem. After a right wing jewish activist Yehuda Glick was shot by...

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2014-10-29 Kobane

The battle for Kobane: Peshmerga, FSA join fight against IS group

The battle of Kobane has been raging for weeks, but the cavalry may finally be on its way. A group of Free Syrian Army fighters, with estimated numbers ranging from 50 to 150,...

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2014-10-29 Free Syrian Army

The battle for Kobane: Peshmerga, FSA join fight against IS group (part 2)

The battle of Kobane has been raging for weeks, but the cavalry may finally be on its way. A group of Free Syrian Army fighters, with estimated numbers ranging from 50 to 150,...

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2014-10-28 immigration

Europe's troubled seas: UK axes support for migrant rescue operation (part 2)

Migrants have turned Calais into a "lawless jungle", and it is "time to wage war on this phenomenon". Those were the views of France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen as she...

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