Too often, histories of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are told by selecting only part of the story and then telling it out of context.
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Recent developments provide an opportunity to take stock of the implementation of the Israeli anti-BDS travel ban almost one year after it became law.
The Knesset is considering a bill that would ease the burdens of sentencing terrorists to death in Israeli military courts and expand the possibility of such sentencing in civilian criminal courts.
A review of the Supreme Court of Israel’s recent ruling.
Takeaways from a recent Hebrew University international law workshop on the Tallinn Manuals on Cyber Operations.
A review of the Supreme Court of Israel’s decision last week on “pressure techniques” applied during interrogations of terrorism suspects.
Last week, I wrote for Lawfare's feed at Foreign Policy about the ambiguity in the president's Dec. 6 announcement that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The piece begins:
Israel’s Settlement Regularization Law: The Attorney General’s Extraordinary Brief and What it Means for Israel’s Legal Stance on Illegal Settlements
The Israeli Settlement Regularization Law is being challenged on constitutional grounds and its most consequential critic is Israel’s own attorney general.
President Donald Trump is making a statement on the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. To understand the context and implications, read Lawfare's analysis from Scott Anderson and Yishai Schwartz on waiving the Jerusalem Embassy Act. You can watch the speech here: