A viable two-state solution needs the idealism and utopianism of the one-state idea, March 2009

First published in Democratiya 19, spring-summer 2009, at http://dissentmagazine.org/democratiya/article_pdfs/d16Symposium.pdf Martin Shaw The Israeli assault on Gaza was an affront to humanity. 1338 Palestinians and 13 Israelis were killed, thousands were wounded, and tens of thousands made homeless. The poor and crowded enclave, whose people were already suffering from restrictions on their movement and the entry… Continue reading A viable two-state solution needs the idealism and utopianism of the one-state idea, March 2009

The Karadzic trial and Bosnian realities, Open Democracy, 3 November 2009

The trial of the Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is a test of justice and accountability over terrible crimes. But the trend of events in Bosnia itself also demands the international community‚Äôs urgent attention, says Martin Shaw. The trial of Radovan Karadzic, leader of the Serbian nationalist regime in Bosnia in the early 1990s, resumed… Continue reading The Karadzic trial and Bosnian realities, Open Democracy, 3 November 2009