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Walter Russell Mead – Who will lead the post-pandemic world?

Professor Walter Russell Mead spoke directly from Washington DC to an AIJAC online conversation on "Who will lead the post-pandemic world?"

The Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA)

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is an agreement between Iran and the international community reached in 2015 to prevent Iran from building a nuclear bomb.  

Sanctions and coronavirus in Iran

The argument in favour of lifting sanctions rests on a false assumption that the sanctions are preventing Iran from getting material that might alleviate the suffering there.

Devil in the Details

Following a festive announcement from the East Room of the White House, the US Administration released a 50-page document which details the previously unseen political facet of the plan

Labor on the Trump peace plan

Senator Penny Wong said she believes US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan has flaws.

The Palestinian response to the Trump peace plan

The Palestinians have vehemently rejected the Trump Administration's "deal of the century" peace plan and have been making it clear they would do so virtually from the beginning of the process.  This Update looks at the reasons for and implications of that rejection. 

Would Yitzhak Rabin approve of Trump’s peace plan?

Rabin's "permanent solution" shared remarkable similarities to Trump's peace plan.

Why the US and Iraq still need each other

Before they sign the divorce papers, however, officials in Baghdad and Washington should consider the many reasons why staying together is best for both them and the Middle East.

Anti-social media

For young people navigating the world via social media, hate speech seems to be unavoidable. According to Australia’s Office of the E-Safety Commissioner, more than 50% of young people have seen or heard hateful comments about a cultural or religious group online.

Deconstruction Zone: Trump’s Middle East peace plan isn’t irrelevant

Whatever you may think of Trump, his foreign policy has recognised that the obstacle to peace has been Palestinian intransigence and not Israeli policies.

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