Articles on gaza crisis

Israel’s West Bank annexation: Preparing EU policy for the day after (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 14 May 2020

West Bank annexation will bring an end to the EU’s cherished two-state solution. International norms and the EU’s own laws will now need to underpin post-annexation relations with Israel. 

Defeating covid-19 in Gaza: Is it enough? (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 07 April 2020

Urgent intervention can mitigate the worst effects of the pandemic. But the EU should also help Gaza escape its man-made crisis.

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.

Rethinking reconstruction in Gaza (Commentary)

Benedetta Berti & Zack Gold - 01 July 2015

Almost a year on from 2014's Israel-Gaza conflict, the Strip is still far from recovery

How to Revive EU Policy on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt & Mattia Toaldo - 20 May 2015

EU needs to better demonstrate the incompatibility  of occupation policies with the continued development of relations with the EU.

Palestinian options at the United Nations and the International Court of Justice (Commentary)

Victor Kattan - 23 October 2014

President Mahmoud Abbas might want to consider asking the UN General Assembly to seek advice from the International Court of Justice.

Palestine and the International Criminal Court (Commentary)

Victor Kattan - 01 September 2014

After a long process, various options are still open for Palestine with respect to joining the ICC.

Israel's spinning moral compass (Commentary)

Daniel Levy - 19 August 2014

Apparent wall-to-wall consensus in favour of the Gaza offensive among the Israeli public masks a deep internal moral malaise.

Demilitarising Gaza is not a solution, it’s a trap (Commentary)

Daniel Levy - 15 August 2014

Demilitarising Gaza is being touted as part of a solution to the recent fighting. However, it's a potentially dangerous red herring 

From Syraqistan to Gaza – Europe must not hide behind the blame game (Commentary)

François Godement - 13 August 2014

Europe's inaction on the Islamic State could have tragic consequences, for the Middle East and for Europe itself.