Political Analysis and Opinion

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Foresight Analysis: Palestine: Two Upcoming Strategic Israeli Moves

By: Dr. Walid ‘Abd al-Hay. Introduction: It seems impossible to understand the current Israeli-United States (US) strategic alignment, while disregarding the history of US-Israeli relations [...]

Political Analysis: The Biggest Failures and Successes in the History of the Palestine Issue

By: Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. As the Israelis and their allies celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Israeli state, while boasting of [...]

Political Analysis: The Palestinian National Council and the Legalization of Hegemony and Schism

By: Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh.  Those who betted that President Mahmud ‘Abbas and the Fatah leadership will not convene the Palestinian National Council (PNC) except [...]

Political Opinion: Critical Reading of ‘Abbas’s Speech On Gaza’s Explosion

By: Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The speech delivered by the Palestinian President Mahmud ‘Abbas to the convening Palestinian leadership in Ramallah on 19/3/2018, carried three [...]

Political Analysis: The International Community and the Palestinian Question: A Future Outlook

By: Prof. Dr. Walid ‘Abd al-Hay ⃰. Preface No theory of international relations still acknowledges the nation-state (Westphalian sovereignty) as the only way to understand [...]

Overview:

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.

General Manager

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.