Geneva Initiative Annexes
Geneva Initiative Annexes

Search:

Search
Search Keyword interests Total 58 results found.

...it now, while the U.S. and Israel still have significant leverage to promote a peace process that serves our interests. Read the full article here.  ...

...y steps towards the two-state solution. The meeting helped Chinese officials better understand the interests and sensitivities of the Israelis and Palestinians, and the points of agreement a...

...gh parts of the Middle East and which China hopes will revive the ancient Silk Road.   But economic interests were not the only motivating factor, he said. “There is also a desire to sh...

...e Palestinians would be good for both sides. “A peaceful, stable and developing Middle East serves the interests of all, including China and Israel,” Xi told Netanyahu. Last month, the C...

... Gaza is mainly preoccupied with its need to survive the economic hardships, and is less driven by political interests. This argument is reinforced by the Gordian knot between the civilian-economic si...

.... The potential for resolving the conflict lies in finding a compromise that is in line with the fundamental interests of the parties, such as those based on the criteria negotiated in Annapolis in 20...

...and so this is a one-time chance. The intermediary here has a very heavy responsibility. It’s in the interests of both sides to pull the talks in different directions, and so it is up to the A...

...lict demands creative thinking. But I believe that the best and ultimately the only solution that serves the interests of both sides will be based on two states for two peoples. As an Israeli, I hav...

...ling class sponsored by Israel.   The continued existence of a hobbled PA is also in Europe’s interests. European countries donate heavily in order to keep the PA in its current incarna...

10. The Geneva Initiative welcomes the Paris Peace Conference
(Position Papers/GI Position Papers)
...Secretary of State John Kerry, demonstrates that a two-state solution that genuinely addresses both peoples' interests is still feasible. We call upon the conference participants to present practical ...

...s essential military and intelligence cooperation and plays a regional role that’s helpful to American interests. A majority of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents agree ...

12. A covenant of shadows
(News Room/Op Ed - 2016)
...ng country, both economically and militarily, and it has the ability and willingness to defend its essential interests. This is the foundation for the blossoming relationships between Israel and these...

...saying that “what you can learn from this is that reality is stronger than words. Eventually, national interests are stronger than slogans. When leaders make decisions, they are stronger than pu...

...ah this week and pledged to continue preparations for the summit, which he presented as a service to Israeli interests.   The needless dispute with France serves Netanyahu as a new pretext to...

...stration, in all its diplomatic peace efforts, is not an honest broker, but mostly represents Israel’s interests. Every administration is influenced by the powerful Jewish lobby." He sharpl...

...he need for mutual land swaps in relation to the 1967 lines and for security arrangements to satisfy Israeli interests within a two-state solution. While the decision on the report was reached in co...

...rence convened by the Quartet and based on the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, taking Israel’s security interests into consideration. According to the official, these are policy ideas that are ...

18. Abbas' peace project has hit a dead end
(News Room/Op Ed - 2015)
...story.   Abbas competes with Israeli leaders over the heart of the Americans at a disadvantage. His interests and cultural background are entirely different from those that a Western audience...

...for diplomatic stalemate,” Bar said. “My outline … protects Israel’s vital security interests, keeps Jerusalem united, solves the Palestinian refugee problem outside of Israel...

20. How to respond to Netanyahu
(News Room/Op Ed - 2015)
...le single, binational state from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean?    An appraisal of the interests of the major international and regional stakeholders shows that the progress towa...

21. Voting Out Israel's 1%
(News Room/News - 2015)
...re is the critical question that Arieli presents: Would the other 99% of Israelis agree to be captive to the interests of the 1%? Would they give up their Zionist dream for the ideology of that 1%? ...

22. Briefing for members of Russian language media
(Events/Local Activities - 2014)
... On the 23rd of September, the Geneva Initaitive held a briefing  on Israel's security interests for members of the Russian language media. The participants were briefed by senio...

23. From Gaza to comprehensive peace
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
...hile the three participants in the talks, Egypt, Israel and the Palestinians, have common borders and mutual interests, there was no international mediator helping to strike a balance or skillfully gu...

24. On hope and despair in the Middle East
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
...ife of peace could offer, or about the chance that Israel could become part of a new fabric of alliances and interests in the Middle East. How did even the word itself, “hope”, become a di...

...nbsp; It hasn’t happened. It won’t. The reason is that Israel and Egypt both have vital common interests at stake, interests that require that the peace treaty remain in force, and more,...

26. The Paradox: Taking Abu Mazen at his Word
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
...rust each other. A more realistic solution involves reaching an agreement that protects each side's critical interests and guarantees that neither side has an interest in breaching the agreement. &n...

...e insult was great. We were doing this for you and for the Palestinians. Of course, there were also American interests at play.   "A lot of people told us - 'don't stop. Keep going.' We ...

28. Destroying the Negotiations
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
...mise between Fatah and Hamas and planned a rational and well thought out response which would serve its real interests.  Israel must ask itself which scenario would be better: An agreement betwee...

29. Israel’s ultra-Orthodox key to peace
(News Room/Op Ed - 2014)
... very influential group for decades, especially that with time it keeps growing.   Al-Monitor: What interests the European diplomats whom you have been meeting with in Israel?   Sudr...

30. The two-state dilemma
(News Room/Op Ed - 2013)
...emma vis-à-vis the Palestinians.   “On one hand, my job is to represent Israel’s interests,” the official said, “but I also realize that if I am too successful ...

...pain entailed in concessions, it is possible to reach a historical compromise which meets the vital national interests of each side.” The impressive 114-page Geneva Initiative document – a...

...squo;, the Iranian threat, and possible changes in US policy to the Middle East, share many mutual strategic interests. These changes necessitate that the State of Israel develop a new regional strate...

33. Prevent the next big explosion
(News Room/Op Ed - 2013)
...nally, a question relating to all these points: What would make an agreement effective over time?   Interests to strengthen the agreement Since the issues on the table are intricate and dif...

34. The Speech that Wasn't
(News Room/Op Ed - 2013)
...parameters, the Geneva Initiative, the Annapolis proposals) provide an answer to both sides’ essential interests.   Recently, a booklet was issued to elementary schools by the IDF Home ...

...painful soul-searching and reach a clear conclusion: The ultra-Orthodox are no longer beholden to right-wing interests and the settlements. That era is over. We are not talking about a caprice or a ...

... situation as well as discomfort with meeting this issue head-on, a discomfort motivated by narrow political interests. Then there is the populist stance taken by leaders who prefer uncontroversial, p...

37. Encountering Peace: Making Decisions
(News Room/Op Ed - 2013)
...ining how the United States of America can get the two parties to do what is in their best national security interests. Let’s face it, if the negotiations do get renewed, Netanyahu and Abbas wil...

...ctive, pragmatic and concrete friendship,” Burkhalter said.   Switzerland’s three major interests are security, prosperity and independence, he said.   The Swiss foreign ...

39. Geneva Initiative: Ten Years Later
(News Room/News 2013)
...t the Palestinians, I say I don’t. But I also don’t trust Netanyahu. Every agreement is based on interests. We need to rely on the fact that they also have something to lose.”  ...

40. Why two-states is still possible
(News Room/News 2013)
...g about evacuating one percent of the Israeli population. Do the other 99 percent agree to be captive to the interests of the 1 percent? To sell their future for the future of the 1 percent? I am sure...

...nd the heads of the Palestinian security organizations cannot, over time, be depicted as looking out for the interests of the State of Israel, while Israel, as they see it, steals more and more land i...

...e of international criticism, the prime minister's bureau said that Israel will continue to pursue its vital interests "even in the face of international pressure. The decision will not be change...

43. Yossi Beilin says support a Palestinian
(News Room/Op Ed - 2012)
...h Israel’s government without preconditions, a move that is in both America’s and Israel’s interests. The only difference is that these negotiations would take place between two inte...

...But as Palestinian hope dwindles for a political achievement, and the economic situation worsens, the common interests are less, and the pressure is growing stronger from below.   With this d...

...ess has a destabilizing effect on the region, which directly and indirectly impacts their national strategic interests and undermines Israel's national security. Israel should not be surprised if its ...

...getting together. But when someone says they accept the two state solution but they have overriding security interests in the Jordan Valley and they require a permanent or very long term [military] pr...

By Amir Oren, Haaretz  11.03.12 via Haaretz (click here for the original article)    On the heels of Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with President Obama which failed to discus

...the public sphere? Who would support a constitution that puts the right of the individual above the sectoral interests prevailing in both societies? Who would serve in the army and in which units? Wha...

...o isolate, sanction and punish each other — at the expense of their own people and their own long-term interests.   Mr. Abbas dispatched his negotiator to Tuesday’s meeting to avo...

50. Hamas is changing
(News Room/Op Ed - 2011)
...  Instead of trying to discourage Palestinian unity, Israel should welcome it and shape it to fit its interests. In Israel’s discourse, “by embracing Hamas, Abbas is walking away fr...

1 , 2