The Israeli Scene 2016-2017

//The Israeli Scene 2016-2017

This study is the approved English translation of chapter five of The Palestine Strategic Report 2016–2017, edited by Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. It is an analytical study of the impact of changes in the Israeli situation on the Palestine issue in 2016–2017. The Arabic version of this Report was recently released in 2018, and the draft of this chapter was written by Dr. Johnny Mansour, Iqbal ‘Omeish and Basem El Kassem.

This chapter discusses the Israeli scene, including the most prominent Israeli political, demographic, economic and military developments. It explores how the left wing declined and the far right wing strengthened, the racist laws and political prosecutions, State Comptroller report on the Gaza War, the death of Shimon Peres and the repercussions of his funeral, increasing the “Jewishness of the State” at the expense of its democracy, and the moral scandals. It also discussed how Netanyahu and his government were investigated for corruption and bribery, the development of the settlement project domestically, and the Jerusalem Intifadah and its implications.

The study is available in Pdf format.

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Al-Zaytouna Centre conducts strategic and futuristic academic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds. It focuses on the Palestinian issue and the conflict with Israel as well as related Palestinian, Arab, Islamic and international developments.

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Mohsen Moh’d Saleh, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Modern and Contemporary Arab History, the general manager of al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, editor-in-chief of the annual Palestinian Strategic Report, former head of Department of History and Civilization at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), and former executive manager of Middle East Studies Centre in Amman.
He was granted the Bait al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) award for Young Muslims Scholars in 1997 and the Excellent Teaching Award (College level), given by IIUM in 2002. Dr. Mohsen is the author of 13 books and some of his books were translated into several languages. He contributed chapters to seven books. He is the editor/ co-editor of more than 30 books. Dr. Mohsen is the editor of electronic daily “Palestine Today,” which has so far published more than 3,777 issues. He has published many articles in refereed scholarly journals and magazines. He presented papers at innumerable academic local and international conferences and seminars. He is a frequent commentator on current issues on broadcasting media.