Articles

Stability in the Midst of Chaos: Jordan’s Evolving Refugee Policies, 2012-2016

Immediately after its independence, Jordan received an influx of Palestinian refugees, soon followed by refugees from conflicts throughout Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. Jordan is seen as a refugee haven and relies on the international aid community. This essay focuses on the contemporary refugee crisis in Jordan to best understand why […]

Read More

The EU’s role and limits in the achievement of a Two-State Solution and the Differentiation Strategy

In an attempt to maintain their legitimacy through International Law compliance, the European Union has continued to support the parameters of the Oslo Agreement and a Two-State Solution. However, by doing so, it has failed to adjust to the changing realities on the ground and half-measures designed to ensure the geopolitical readiness of the East […]

Read More

The Detrimental Geopolitical Significance of “Regularisation” Laws in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

After President Trump’s investiture influential figures within Netanyahu’s Government such as Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett or Bezalel Smotrich have found the leeway to push for a normalisation and regularisation of the West Bank Settlements and Outposts. The Regularisation Law is a prominent example of this as it allows the annexation of the Palestinian privately owned […]

Read More

The New Israel: Netanyahu’s Transformational Strategies

The gatekeepers of the “democratic old Israel” are engaged in a fierce battle against the Israeli Prime minister’s vision for the future of the Jewish state. Although he is challenged by the corruption scandals putting his government at stake, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is successfully building the “new Israel” by heading the right-wing government […]

Read More