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The UN and Interntional Conflict Resolution. A Lecture by Robert H. Serry at RIAC

The event was the occasion for an extensive discussion on the evolution of the role of the United Nations in conflict resolution, from its origins until the current crisis of confidence it experiences On February 21,... ... former experiences of the Dutch diplomat in the sphere of conflict management on behalf of NATO, as UN Envoy on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and as mediator in Ukraine. The event was the occasion for an extensive discussion on the evolution of the role ...


Palestine-Israel Talks: Temporary Deadlock or Total Failure?

... much stronger and more numerous. Escalation of violence seems laden with any sort of aftereffects, among them the third intifada, another Israeli war against the Hezbollah that provides the Hamas with weapons, or never-ending growth of tensions on the Israel-Palestine border. 1 . Eran O. Obama and Netanyahu: Round 1 // The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. 2009. Vol. 3. № 2. P. 7. 2 . Haaretz, 02.04.2009. 3 . In the past 40 years, more that 160 settlements have been built in the occupied territories to give home to more than 600,000 people, while the Palestinian ...


Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

“Close your eyes and you’re not sure if it’s an Israeli or a Saudi speaking.” That’s what Daniel Levy, Middle East director at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), told The New York Times in an article dated March 31st. The ECFR, which has called for a greater role for Al Qaeda in Algeria to “promote democracy,” is funded mainly by George Soros. The New York Times ...


A Palestinian State – what is behind the facade?

... Egyptian and Syrian Islamists). However, at some point, this must start. It is highly likely that the “Arab Spring” will lead to an increased Islamist hostility towards Israel in the Arab region. The new regional trends are unlikely to be able to bring Palestine nearer to the UN or to a compromise with Israel. Rather, we can expect a new round of confrontation and aggravation of the “security deficit” in Palestine. Growth in sympathy continues Oddly enough, all these and many other problems are almost not related to the prospects of further expansion ...


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