Here’s why Hamas and Israel may be secretly negotiating

Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin thinks that even if an Israel-Hamas accord does strengthen Israel’s regional position, it could harm Israel’s relationship with the Palestinian Authority, signaling to moderate Palestinians that violence pays, as it destroys the Palestinian Authority, it destroys Palestinian moderates and it gives the Palestinians the message that you only get concessions from Israel through violence or force. read more

1913: Seeds of Conflict

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Elisha Baskin, daughter of Gershon Baskin, was the researcher and associate producer of National Endowment for the Humanities historical documentary titled 1913: Seeds of Conflict, about the origins of the Israeli-Arab conflict, focusing on the late Ottoman, pre-WWI period. read more