A Middle Eastern Confederation

Posted 24th July 2012, by & filed under Ideas, Jeff Halper, Middle East Union, Peace process, Two-state solution.

  Part One: A Regional “Two-Stage” Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict   The time has come to begin “imagining” a truly New Middle East. Bereft of a peace process (if there ever was one), faced with an Occupation spewing violence and suffering in all directions, the inhabitants of both Palestine and Israel have sunk into… Read more »

Towards a Middle East Economic Confederation

Posted , by & filed under Jeff Halper, Middle East Union, Two-state solution.

Since the 1980s the Palestinian leadership, most Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the Israeli peace movement and a growing majority of Israelis have advocated a two-state solution to their interminable conflict. That solution envisioned a Palestinian state alongside the state of Israel. While it was not a wholly just solution – Israel retains 78% of… Read more »