Foreign and Security Policy

Our Foreign and Security Policy program aims to expand the conventional security discourse by incorporating a human security perspective. We facilitate discussions among NGOs, experts, media, and government officials on current regional and security policy issues and create opportunities for addressing and resolving diplomatic and security crises.

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In Search of the Center

What does Centrist Politics in Israel mean? Can a centrist party be a leading force in the country in the long term? To answer these questions, the notion of political centrism in Israel is examined: Who are the people who consider themselves centrist, and what do the parties they support stand for?
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(Im)possible Alliance

This essay focuses on the changing relationship between the Palestinian-Arab minority and the Zionist left since Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination. Additionally, suggestions are made about how to advance an effective alliance that promotes Jewish-Arab partnership and strengthens Israel’s democracy.
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Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Even though a Jewish-Arab alliance is considered necessary for the Jewish-Israeli left to challenge the right-wing’s dominance, separation is still the guiding principle among the Zionist center-left when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The author introduces the historic background of the ‘separation discourse, its application in practice and, finally, outlines alternatives.