From the Editors
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It is mid-August and the heat in the eastern occupied West Bank is oppressive. The air is dry, wind whips up dust, and sand makes its way into the crevices of shoes, pores, and hair. The landscape is covered with settlement agricultural plantations, military outposts, and winding stretches of asphalt. In between this matrix of settlements and outposts are the stretches of makeshift Palestinian encampments – tin shacks and tents that look as though they would fly away with ...Keep Reading »
Rena Zuabi lives in Ramallah and works in the NGO sector. Her previous research focused on the legal geography and geopolitics of Israel’s land tenure system and its impact on Palestinian citizens inside the Green Line. She continues to write on issues related to political transition in the Middle East and the Palestine/Israel conflict.
The military, however, has quickly come to the realization that the protesters are imposing new realities on the ground. Those realities threaten the future of the current political order and, by implication, the privileges the military was able to secure under Muslim Brotherhood rule.click | email | tweet