Connections Podcast Episode 4
Israel-Palestine: A Turning Point?
Mouin Rabbani Interviews Nathan Thrall
This is a conversation with Nathan Thrall hosted by Jadaliyya co-editor Mouin Rabbani about recent developments in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and the broader Israeli-Palestinian relationship. This episode of Connections Podcast asks whether we have now reached a turning point and what this would mean for the future.
Connections Podcast offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship. Connections will focus primarily but not exclusively on the Middle East.
Nathan Thrall is an author and analyst whose work has focused on Israel and Palestine. He is a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, the London Review of Books, and The New York Review of Books. His writing has also appeared in GQ, The Guardian Long Read, The New Republic, and The New York Times, and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. He is the former Director of the Arab-Israeli Project at the International Crisis Group, where he spent a decade covering Israel, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Israel’s relations with its neighbors. His analysis is often featured in print and broadcast media. Thrall’s most recent contributions are “The Separate Regimes Delusion: Nathan Thrall on Israel's Apartheid” and “A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: One man’s quest to find his son lays bare the reality of Palestinian life under Israeli rule.”
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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