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Dana El Kurd

What political scientists know about occupation, applied to Gaza

Experts on the politics of foreign occupations tackle big questions in this week’s Good Chat.

Will Israel further normalize relations with its Arab neighbors?

My research finds that closer ties with Israel means Arab regimes have new tools to repress their own citizens.

Young people led the 2021 Palestinian protests in Jerusalem

Four things to know about the Sheikh Jarrah clashes.

What do ordinary Arabs think about normalizing relations with Israel?

Our research suggests many oppose normalization but may be reluctant to say so

On Israel’s 70th anniversary, what does the region think?

Here’s what made Palestinian protests in East Jerusalem last month so successful