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  • Why doesn’t the world care about Palestinian refugees in Syria?

    April 22, 2015 | 9:41 am

    It’s happening again — Palestinian refugees are caught between warring factions in the Middle East and the world is reacting too slowly to their plight.

    In earlier times, Palestinian refugees found themselves in the crosshairs at the Sabra and Shatila camps, when Lebanese...

  • Palestinian activist critical of UNRWA

    January 8, 2015 | 1:10 pm

    The 65-year-old United Nations agency charged with providing humanitarian services to Palestinian refugees and their descendants has long been a target for criticism from Jewish and pro-Israel groups. Now its most vociferous critics include a prominent Palestinian.

    Bassem Eid has...

  • October 31, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 31, 2012 | 2:02 am


    Washington’s Failure to Rein in UNRWA

    Writing in Algemeiner, Asaf Romirowsky takes aim at the U.S. for the failure to implement the original plan to resettle Palestinian refugees.

    In all these efforts, the concerns of the Palestine Arab refugees, as opposed to the...

  • October 3, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 3, 2012 | 2:26 am


    Hunt for Obama’s Middle East Policy Comes Up Empty

    Writing for Bloomberg, Jeffrey Goldberg takes Obama to task for his procrastination when it comes to the Middle East. 

    Perhaps Obama isn’t quite the brilliant foreign-policy strategist his campaign tells us he is....

  • May 22, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 22, 2012 | 3:15 am

    Status Update

    American politicians are taking a controversial new approach to the issue of ‎Palestinian refugees, which could mean a face-off with UN refugee agency UNRWA, writes Jonathan Schanzer in Foreign Policy. ‎

    The knock on UNRWA [The United Nations Relief and Works...

  • Bush Still Waiting for Reward

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Ariel Sharon is already reaping political dividends from last week's historic exchange of letters with President Bush, but the U.S. president's payoff depends a great deal on what Israel does next.

    The Bush administration wants to see clear signs in coming weeks that Israel will...

  • Bribe Charges Cloud

    By Leslie Susser

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The state prosecutor's recommendation to indict Ariel Sharon on bribery charges came just as the Israeli prime minister was putting the finishing touches on his plan for Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank.

    If Attorney General Menachem Mazuz decides to...