Avinoam Sharon

Lt. Colonel (Ret.),Avinoam Sharon is a former Chief Prosecutor of Judea, Samaria & Gaza.

Publications by Avinoam Sharon

Why Is Israel’s Presence in the Territories Still Called “Occupation”?

When an armed force holds territory beyond its own national borders, the term “occupation” readily comes to mind. However, not all the factual situations that we commonly think of as “occupation” fall within the limited scope of the term “occupation” as defined in international law. Read More »

Who Will Keep the Peace? The Role of Peacekeeping in a Future Israeli-Palestinian Peace Accord

Why Is Israel’s Presence in the Territories Still Called “Occupation”?

If handling over authority to an interim government ended the occupation of Iraq, would the same not hold true for Israel and the Palestinian Authority? Read More »

Why Is Israel’s Presence in the Territories Still Called “Occupation”?

When an armed force holds territory beyond its own national borders, the term “occupation” readily comes to mind. Read More »