‘International Affairs’ Archive

The Galilee Option or the Gaza Option August 6, 2010 No Comments

In this piece from World Magazine, Mindy Belz explains something that a lot of us don’t realize, “Many Americans are surprised to learn that private property is a near unknown in modern Israel.  According to the Israel Land Authority, 93 percent of the land in Israel is in the public domain – either property of […]

Palestine: More than one way to do a two-state solution. November 18, 2009 No Comments

Why does everyone assume that in order for there to be a two-state solution in Palestine, the Palestinian state has to include the entire pre-1967 West Bank? Why could they not just enlarge the current Palestinian zones considerably? You would have a “Samaria” in the north, an entity probably called “Idumaya” including the Palestinian portions […]