Christian Harraway

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Syria: Universal Human Rights And The State Of Sovereignty

Plato’s theory of the forms states that there is an overarching truth or universality; that our ideas and objects (beauty, virtue, chairs) are mere knock offs of these ubiquitous truths. The 1648 Westphalia treaty set parameters for state sovereignty. However, the nature of sovereignty has been in such flux that […]

Apartheid And The Two-State Illusion

20th Century Genesis Zionism (Jewish nationalism) strives to build one nation for all followers of Judaism. In the 1930’s, the Zionist movement gained strong traction during the exodus to Palestine under the slogan “A Land with No People for a People with No Land”. While this slogan is emboldening, it […]

Israeli Settlement Expansions: Deconstructing Peace

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted resolution 2334 on the 23rd of December 2016. This resolution condemns Israel’s establishment of settlements in Palestinian territory as “a flagrant violation of international law” and as an anathema to the two-state solution. Despite this, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “we are […]