Arab states and the Palestinian public are not eager for another round of violence, but Israel is ready to respond to one.
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Failed efforts suggest a federalist system based in Baghdad might create new problems.
Many states in the Arab world have debated the value of decentralization and federalism, but none has successfully adopted a constitution that satisfies those objectives.
As Hamas explores new tactics following the March of Return, the fate of civilians in Gaza remains uncertain.
“Federalism” has specific connotations in the Middle East, which must be understood before suggesting federal reforms as solutions to the region’s most persistent conflicts.
The third essay in a series on federalist governance in the Middle East.
The second essay in a series on federalist governance in the Middle East.
Events of the last decade suggest a growing momentum for federalist governance around the world.