The "Abraham Accords" - a new approach to the Middle East?

Conversations – Episode 2: The Abraham Accords – a new approach to the Middle East?

Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak is Assistant Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya, where she heads the International Program in Government. She also serves as Senior Researcher and Head of the International Law Desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), and as an Adjunct Scholar at the Modern War Institute at West Point.

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands

Should Israel Cooperate with the ICC?

The March 3, 2021 decision of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to open a full investigation of the “Situation in Palestine” has prompted responses advising the Israeli government to take a more
cooperative approach toward the Court. Yet there are a number of
strategic, diplomatic, and legal arguments for not cooperating. This study analyzes the considerations to be made.

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands (source: Oseveno)

The ICC’s controversial ruling on “Palestine” – pushing the boundaries of law

Late Friday 5th February 2021, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) made its long-awaited decision on the question whether it has “jurisdiction” to prosecute Israeli and Palestinian leaders for crimes committed “on the territory of Palestine”. The decision is extremely controversial and pushes the boundaries of international law.

The boy who cried wolf?

On the 21st of December 2017 the UN GA again adopted a resolution on Jerusalem within a month of its previous resolution on the same topic . The most recent resolution came in response to the speech of the President of the United States on the 6th of December 2017, in which he recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the removal of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv and its relocation to Jerusalem.