In most wars, each side’s aggression is meant to get the other side to back down. But that’s not the case with how Israeli and Palestinian leaders have conducted their long-running war.
The fighting between Israelis and Palestinians grew quickly and ferociously after being ignited by a conflict in an Arab part of Jerusalem. Why did things go so bad so quickly?
In his efforts to find favour with Israel’s supporters at the Wentworth byelection, Morrison crossed that divide, and has now infuriated many - including the Israeli government.
Moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem may cause controversy but is in line with Australia’s foreign policy interests.
Saudi Arabia portrays itself as a leading supporter of humanitarian aid, especially to the Palestinians, but the country’s leadership has an ambivalent strategy towards the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Boycotting academic, cultural and sports activities in Israel is an essential part, but total avoidance may not be the most useful political strategy.
To be a smart city is to know what your people want and need. And smart city leaders make sure residents can tell them by using technology to maintain a constant two-way flow of information.