Articles on Hugh Lovatt

The UN is right to track businesses in Israeli settlements (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 18 February 2020

A disinformation campaign against a new UN database aims to legitimise the Israeli settler movement and those who illegally profit from it.
 

From negotiation to imposition: Trump’s Israel-Palestine parameters (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 11 February 2020

Comparing the US “peace plan” for Israel-Palestine with ECFR’s own work on future parameters illuminates how Donald Trump is departing from longstanding international consensus positions.

Trump’s deal for Israel-Palestine: Entrenched unequal rights and annexation (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 29 January 2020

Although the Trump deal marks a radical break from past American support for a two-state solution, it aligns with ideas put forward by supporters of Israel’s settler movement.

Washington’s illusory plan for Israel-Palestine (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 05 June 2019

The United States is set to propose an economic plan for Israel-Palestine, spearheaded by Jared Kushner, on 25 and 26 June in Bahrain, where Gulf Arab states will discuss the troubled Palestinian economy.

The future of Palestine: Youth views on the two-state paradigm (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 28 May 2019

A quarter of a century on from the Oslo Peace Accords, young Palestinian writers share their views on the future of the two-state solution

Israel's foreign policy after its snap election (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 04 April 2019

Amidst allegations of fraud and bribery, Israeli PM Netanyahu has called for a snap election on 9 April. In what direction could a new Israeli government take its foreign policy?

ECFR’s two state parameters (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 18 September 2018

ECFR’s two state parameters provide a framework through which the EU can step up its efforts to achieve the just resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two state solution

Jerusalem protests: violence in the vacuum (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 15 May 2018

There is still the chance, just, to limit further instability and bloodshed in Israel-Palestine.

EU backed into a corner on Israel-Palestine (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 12 December 2017

Trump’s Jerusalem announcement and Netanyahu’s visit have placed unprecedented strain on Europe’s Israel-Palestine policy. 

The long road towards Palestinian re-unification (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 09 October 2017

Even if current steps do not immediately lead to full national reunification, they can still be an important opening that can provide at least partial relief for Gaza and stabilise the Palestinian political scene.