CSIPS Middle East Peace Conference Press Release

CSIPS to Host Palestinian Ambassador to UK and President of Britain-Israel APPG on Solutions to Israel-Palestinian Conflict The Centre for International Peace and Security will hold an international conference from 09:30 – 17:00 on May 12th, 2017, at which H.E. Manuel Hassassian (Palestinian Ambassador to the UK) and the Lord Turnberg (President of the All-Party…

Is this really the end of the Two State Solution? Of course not.

Since assuming office in January 2017, US President Donald Trump made strong indications of a sea change in US foreign policy towards key Middle East ally Israel: an intention to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; the nomination of David Friedman – openly pro-Israeli settlement – as ambassador to Israel,…

It’s discontent, not religion, that draws people to al-Shabaab

A new study of attitudes towards al-Shabaab in Kenya has found no evidence that terrorist violence is directly driven by religion. Instead, al-Shabaab – the Somali-based terror group that has wreaked deadly havoc in Kenya – exploits perceived historical, social and political grievances and draws on extreme interpretations of Islam to craft its propaganda narratives.

Recent Threats to the Rule of Law in the US

The Attorney-General of the United States serves at the pleasure of the President. That much is abundantly clear even to those who questioned the legality or legitimacy of the summary dismissal of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates on January 30th for doing precisely what she pledged to do at her confirmation hearing – to stand…

The Inaugural CSIPS Annual Middle East Peace Conference

Call for Papers/Panels The Inaugural CSIPS Annual Middle East Peace Conference 12th May 2017, University of Westminster “One State”, “Two State” and “Third Way” solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: paving the way to a functional Palestinian state The Centre for the Study of International Peace and Security (CSIPS) is proud to announce a call for…