The debate over the future of the territories

June 18, 2020 by  

Why is the future of the West Bank (also known as Judea and Samaria) such a critical issue for Israel? Why does it engender debate, even strong debate, influencing even the language adopted for describing it? Read more

Does the term ‘annexation’ even apply?

May 20, 2020 by  

It so happens that this year is the 100th anniversary of the San Remo Conference, where the victorious Allied powers from World War I divided the Ottoman Empire and proposed Mandates for the former territories of Ottoman Asia. Read more

The struggle for the Mediterranean

January 3, 2020 by  

Since it came to power in 2002 and especially under the leadership of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the AKP Party, which has ruled Turkey for nearly 20 years, has become increasingly preoccupied with Turkey’s Ottoman past. Read more