The 'One-and-a-half State' Solution / The Promised Podcast

Allison, Don and Noah discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote each about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Is Bibi too strong to make peace?

Would a weaker Netanyahu be more willing “to make some very difficult compromises, including taking on the settler movement,” as Obama claimed in an interview last week?

When war and peace are held hostage to machismo
To what extent are Israel’s notions of peace, security and war 'male' in character? Are women always relegated to the margins in times of war?

The 'one-and-a-half state' solution
Could a Jewish and a Palestinian state both exist within the same territorial borders? Can fancy thinking solve our problems, or does the old received wisdom have the best chance of success?