What is your conception of the state?

A questioner asks, ¿Cual es su concepto de estado?

By |December 17th, 2014|Categories: Q&A, World Powers|Tags: |
  • Hamas protest

Is the disappearance of Israel Hamas’s goal?

Comment on Hamas's long-term goals?

By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict, Q&A|
  • Abbas and Obama

Would Israeli unilateral withdrawal lead to peace?

Joel Migdal comments on the possible utility of a unilateral withdrawal from most of the West Bank.

By |June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict, Q&A|
  • Annapolis summit

Why did Abbas not insist on the “Olmert Plan”?

Joel Migdal comments on Mahmoud Abbas's negotiating strategy.

By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict, Q&A|
  • Israel and Palestine Peace

Under what conditions could Israel & Palestine reach a peace settlement?

Joel Migdal shares his views on the likelihood of a peace settlement between Israel and Palestine.

By |May 12th, 2014|Categories: Israel, Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict, Q&A|
  • United States Intervention in Dominican Republic

Should the U.S. intervene abroad?

Joel Migdal addresses the question of whether the United States should get involved in foreign conflicts.

By |May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Q&A, U.S. Foreign Policy|
  • George Bush Mission Accomplished

Did the Bush administration miscalculate in invading Iraq in 2003?

Joel Migdal weighs in on the 2003 American invasion of Iraq.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Q&A, U.S. Foreign Policy|
  • Israeli Iranian Flags

Is Iran’s anti-Israel policy based in historical enmity between Jews and Persians?

Joel Migdal discusses the historical roots of the conflict between Iran and Israel.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Israel, Middle East, Q&A|
  • Copts in Tahrir

How have religious minorities fared with the rise of political Islam?

Joel Migdal answers a question about the status of Middle Eastern religious minorities in an era of political Islam.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Middle East, Q&A|
  • United States in Afghanistan

Can the U.S. prevent the disintegration of Afghanistan?

Joel Migdal provides a historical context for the recent disintegration of states and addresses the question of whether United States intervention can slow or prevent this disintegration.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Middle East, Q&A, World Powers|