Shir Hever: French President Hollande suggests Palestinians give up right of return in exchange for Israel ceasing new settlement construction.
Shir Hever: Israel wants negotiations with the Palestinians to continue for the same reason it recruits students to serve as propaganda agents, it tries to restore its tainted image
Aman: the main reason for malpractices in the Palestinian government is the Israeli occupation, but reforms should be pursued nevertheless, as public demand for transparency and fair government is strong
Kerry refuses to challenge the unequal power relations between Israel and Palestine
State lands in the occupied West Bank were declared by Israel for the use of the local population, but were used mainly for the colonization of the West Bank