U.S. Policy

U.S. Policy: In-Depth Reports

Palestinian Negotiators Must Enter the “Box of Realism”

“…for negotiations to succeed…. You have to get the parties into what I call ‘the box of realism.’ …those … on the Palestinian side haven’t been there.” Read More »

A European’s Rejoinder to Europe’s Condemnation of Pres. Trump’s Jerusalem Decision.

Fiamma Nirenstein, former Italian MP: Europe’s position hurts the peace process. Read More »

Dan Diker assesses Palestinian threat to Boycott U.S. President, VP, and Secretary of State

Jerusalem Center analyst Dan Diker assesses Palestinian threat to Boycott U.S. President, VP, and Secretary of State – Russia Today International Read More »

Jerusalem Center policy analyst Dan Diker assesses the Trump Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital on BBC World

Trump’s Speech  Recognizing Jerusalem:
What It Says and What It Doesn’t Say

What is in Trump’s speech and what is not Read More »

Dan Diker Analyses Palestinian “Day of Rage”

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Project Director Dan Diker analyses Palestinian “day of rage” following Trump announcement on Jerusalem. Read More »

Three Challenges Face the Palestinians Today

Palestinians are worried and frustrated over U.S. positions on stipends to terrorists, Jerusalem, and a new Peace Plan Read More »

Palestinian Reactions on Jerusalem – “Popular Protests” Are Not Spontaneous

A comprehensive counter-attack by the Palestinian Authority, Fatah, Hamas Read More »

Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will not Damage the Peace Process

The United States government is deliberating whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and whether to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. Read More »

Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Submitting to threats of violence is a surrender to terror and a sign of weakness. Read More »

Any Future Security Arrangements for Israel
Will Have to Be Far Stronger

Any arrangements we might make with our Palestinian neighbors, first of all, will not just be with them. Read More »

Mahmoud Abbas and Iran

Will Hamas – and Iran – get a toe-hold on the West Bank? Read More »

What Is Wrong with Europe’s “Iran Policy?”

Despite Risks, Italy’s Government Aids Investment in Iran Read More »

Back to Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations? – Some Basic Truths

Israel holds these truths to be self-evident Read More »

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem:
Challenges and Opportunities

The embassy question is a subset of a much more important issue: the need for Western recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Read More »