A Conservative’s Journey

William Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard and a leading American intellectual, talks to a group of young Israelis about his Jewish upbringing, his career, and the formation of his worldview. He also discusses the influence his parents, Irving Kristol—“the godfather of neoconservatism”—and the eminent historian Gertrude Himmelfarb. (Interview by Ran Baratz, 1.5 hours)

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More about: George H. W. Bush, Gertrude Himmelfarb, Irving Kristol, Neoconservatism, New York City, US-Israel relations

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution