An insight into the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The following collection of articles, data, presentations and maps presents a critical account of and alternative solutions to issues on Israel's national agenda: refugees, Jerusalem, settlements, borders, security, the Separation Barrier, the disengagement and convergence, the roadmap, Geneva initiative, PLO and Hamas, the Arab world, the international community etc.

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Welcome to Shaul Arieli's website

DR' Shaul Arieli, born in Ashkelon (1959), is considered to be an ‘encyclopedia’ of the Israeli-Palestinian political process, and is one of Israel’s leading experts on the demarcation of the future Israeli-Palestinian border and the route of the Separation Barrier. As part of his military service he was responsible for the preparation of the official negotiations with the Palestinians, as head of the Interim Agreement Administration under the Rabin government, and head of the Peace Administration in the Barak Government. Since retiring from the IDF in 2001, Arieli has dedicated himself to advancing an Israeli-Palestinian permanent status agreement, and was amongst the leading negotiators in the process that brought about the Geneva Initiative in December 2003.More info»

Is 2 State Solution Dead?
In Isreal , a Debate Over What's Next 

JERUSALEM — The huge billboard images appeared overnight in Tel Aviv: a menacing crowd of Palestinians making the V for victory sign and bearing a legend in Arabic, “Soon we will be the majority.”
(16/2/17 The New York Times)
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Opinion // Is Israel becoming a fascist state?
Seven telltale signs

In 1995, Umberto Eco outlined 14 features of what he called ‘eternal fascism.’ An examination of statements by Israeli politicians suggests democracy may be on shaky ground in the Jewish state
(Haaretz april 21, 2017)
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A series of 8 videos by Dr. Shaul Arieli
dealing with the core issues to resolving the conflict, focussing on both the near term to reaching a permanent status agreement (PSA) in the future. (20/3/2017)
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The Dangers of Annexing the West Bank
'United Israel' would mean perpetual civil war, apartheid and socioeconomic implosion. Annexation would sully the people – Jews and Arabs alike.
("Haaretz" ,1/25/17)
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