Central Committee Archive

  • The central committee of the Daam Workers Party convened in the run-up to the general elections, following the unraveling of Benjamin Netanyahu’s third government. This document discusses the backdrop to this, the local and regional political forces which led to the crisis in which Israeli society and the Arab countries of the region find themselves, and the circumstances which led to Daam’s decision not to run in these elections.

    Daam and the general elections

    The central committee of the Daam Workers Party convened in the run-up to the general elections, following the unraveling of Benjamin Netanyahu’s third government. This document discusses the backdrop to this, the local and regional political forces which led to the crisis in which Israeli society and the Arab countries of the region find themselves, and the circumstances which led to Daam’s decision not to run in these elections.

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  • Ohne einen Blick auf die Ereignisse in der arabischen Welt kann man den Gaza-Krieg nicht verstehen. Erstmals haben sich zwei deutliche Lager gebildet: eins um Ägypten und Saudi Arabien, ein anderes um Katar und die Türkei. In der Vergangenheit hatte die Hamas sich auf einen Block von Abweichlern – den Iran, Syrien und die Hisbollah im Libanon – verlassen können. Aber mit dem Arabischen Frühling sind die Karten neu gemischt, die Wirklichkeit ist eine andere.

    Der Krieg gegen Gaza und das Scheitern der arabischen Regime (German)

    Ohne einen Blick auf die Ereignisse in der arabischen Welt kann man den Gaza-Krieg nicht verstehen. Erstmals haben sich zwei deutliche Lager gebildet: eins um Ägypten und Saudi Arabien, ein anderes um Katar und die Türkei. In der Vergangenheit hatte die Hamas sich auf einen Block von Abweichlern – den Iran, Syrien und die Hisbollah im Libanon – verlassen können. Aber mit dem Arabischen Frühling sind die Karten neu gemischt, die Wirklichkeit ist eine andere.

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  • The global political arena is undergoing dangerous and dramatic changes. The conflict in the Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to annex the Crimea further inflames tensions between the US and Russia, and is undoubtedly a surprising development in the relations between the two superpowers following a long period of cooperation in solving crises around the world, especially concerning the Iranian nuclear issue and chemical weapons in Syria. The former cooperation between the Obama administration and the Kremlin appeared to reflect a new framework for a new pattern of international relations. This followed the temporary agreement with Iran, which also isolated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    Tension between approaches and the failure of Israeli-Palestinian talks

    The global political arena is undergoing dangerous and dramatic changes. The conflict in the Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to annex the Crimea further inflames tensions between the US and Russia, and is undoubtedly a surprising development in the relations between the two superpowers following a long period of cooperation in solving crises around the world, especially concerning the Iranian nuclear issue and chemical weapons in Syria. The former cooperation between the Obama administration and the Kremlin appeared to reflect a new framework for a new pattern of international relations. This followed the temporary agreement with Iran, which also isolated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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