Security

Cover Picture - Skeptic Doves

Skeptic Doves

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

The essay analyzes how beliefs regarding the feasibility of a solution became the main factor that explains current political disputes over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and why the relative silence of the left’s leaders and the ambivalent messages of the center on the issue further entrench the notion that the two-state solution is obsolete.

Cover Image - Shifting the Paradigm

Shifting the Paradigm

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been waging for decades, in a never-ending cycle of military, economic and social confrontations alongside several reconciliation attempts between the two sides. Looking back at the negotiations over the past three decades, this essay asks the question: What went wrong? Why did the peace process fail and how can these learning help us to reach a sustainable agreement in the future?

Cover Picture - Just Wars?

Just Wars?

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

This essay provides insights into how Jewish Israelis view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Former Head of the Israeli Shin Bet, Ami Ayalon, argues that Jewish Israelis do not distinguish between the two types of war that Israel is engaged in, one that is just, and one that is unjust, and sketches a roadmap for the future.

In the Military We Trust - cover picture

In the Military We Trust

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

The essay deals with the role of the military in Israeli society over the past decades, its influence and authority nowadays and how it continues to shape the Israeli understanding of peace.

Cover Picture - Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

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. 

A swing to the right - publication

A Swing to the Right?

Published: 14 July 2021
Essay

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a major issue in political, public and media discourse in Israel. Public opinion in Israel regarding the conflict is considered highly involved. Based on a public opinion study and personal interviews, the analysis focuses on Israeli positions regarding the conflict and long-proposed solutions.

Climate Justice and Migratio

Climate Justice and Migration

Published: 7 December 2020
Study

The publication offers perspectives on the complex relationships between climate change and migration and questions pessimistic basic assumptions on security issues and supposedly necessary (market-oriented) adaptation measures, which currently predominate in the political debates on the topic.

Contact Tracing Technologies in Israel

Eroding Trust

Published: 25 November 2020
Research Paper

Contract tracing technologies – helpful tools for combatting COVID-19 or serious threats to privacy? An analysis of two contact tracing technologies in Israel

40 years of the German Policy Movement

40 Years of the German Privacy Movement

Published: 25 November 2020
Research Paper

Why is there so much awareness for data protection in Germany? Insights into 40 years of privacy movement, milestones and the strength of the German privacy movement.

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