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Playing with fire: are the US and Iran risking war?

Dossier

Iran and the US are in an escalation spiral. Since the shooting down of a US drone by Iran at the end of June, the danger of war is real. However, a direct military confrontation would not only affect the Islamic Republic, but would also expand and drastically intensify the numerous, already virulent conflicts in the entire region. 

Circumventing Red Lines: The Paradigmatic Shift in Israel’s Policy on Jerusalem

Article

Israeli and Palestinians share a complex urban reality in Jerusalem. Fair policies for both communities could help enhance the living environment in the city and the personal security of all its residents in order to reduce tensions in the city such as the unilateral alteration of boundaries.

By Betty Herschman, Yudith Oppenheimer

Trump’s Challenge: What Can the EU Do to Prevent Escalation in Jerusalem?

Article

Jerusalem has seemingly forever been at the epicentre of conflicts in the Middle-East. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has proven no different. Sovereignty over Jerusalem remains deeply contested between Israelis and Palestinians with both sides laying claim to the Haram al-Sharif / Temple Mount. 

By Hugh Lovatt

Can We Avoid the Next War in Gaza?

Anat Thon Ashkenazi analyses how UNSCR 1325 on Women Peace and Security is relevant to the current situation in Palestine and Israel.

By Anat Thon-Ashkenazy