Will the Israeli-Palestinian conflict end with a two-state solution, a binational state, or some other outcome? Viewing the question empirically, against the backdrop of historical colonialism and decolonization, sheds light on a topic often clouded by biases and polemics.

Rafael Reuveny is a professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington. He holds dual Israeli–U.S. citizenship and served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces.
Defense and Foreign PolicyDiplomacy and Foreign AidInternational Economics and DevelopmentNorth Africa and The Middle East
Other Independent Review articles by Rafael Reuveny
Fall 2008 Colonialism or Something Else?: A Reply to Ira Sharkansky’s Comment