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Adjusting to External Norms and Standards of the “West”: The Case of Israel
The long negotiations to enter the OECD somewhat detracted from the attention the government of Israel devoted to the powerful message initially sent by the EU in 2003-2004 offering Israel a “stake in the Internal Market.”19 October 2011
L’Algérie et le « Printemps Arabe » : un contexte singulier, à court terme, et des perspectives communes, à long terme
L’Algérie est bien affectée par la vague de contestation politique qui parcourt l’ensemble du monde arabe. Et ce, en raison d’un contexte national singulier, actuellement dominé par dix caractéristiques majeures.21 September 2011
New Turkish Foreign Policy towards the Middle East: Neither so New, Nor so Turkish
Since Turkey strengthened its ties with the Middle East in the 2000s, a region that traditionally enjoyed little weight in Turkish foreign policy, some experts assumed a brand new Turkish foreign policy had emerged.15 September 2011
September 2011 – Is It a Turning Point?
The change of Palestinian strategy from negotiations to an effort to get UN recognition for a Palestinian state is a result of a stalemate in the negotiations process. In Israel there is a debate on the implications of this new Palestinian strategy....15 September 2011
Palestine at the UN: Outlook and Expected Implications
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has initiated a process of application for UN membership ahead of the regular UN General Assembly meeting that would start on 20th September. The move seemed to come as a result of several concerns.15 September 2011
La Communauté européenne mise à l’épreuve du “printemps arabe”. Crise ou renouveau du multilatéralisme européen?
Le « printemps arabe » est vieux maintenant d’une dizaine de mois. La question se pose toujours de savoir si l’Europe a cessé d’être négligente sur la question des réformes politiques chez les voisins du sud.15 September 2011
Palestine at the UN: Moving Towards a Consistent European Stance
The PLO/PA is determined to submit its bid for recognition of Palestinian statehood based on the 1967. This historical decision to approach the UN is of equal importance to that of the mutual PLO-Israel recognition in 1993.8 September 2011