The basis for a two-state solution has been eroded almost to the point of collapse making a political breakthrough more urgent than ever. But how can Europe generate new momentum for Palestinian statehood?
Anthony Dworkin joined ECFR in January 2008 as a Senior Policy Fellow working on human rights, international justice and international humanitarian law.
He is also executive director of the Crimes of War Project (http://www.crimesofwar.org/), a non-governmental organisation that promotes understanding of international humanitarian law and its application in contemporary armed conflict. Before taking over as executive director in 2005, he was in charge of the Crimes of War Project's editorial direction. He co-edited the recent revised and updated edition of Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know (Norton, 2007).
Anthony is a contributing editor of the British journal Prospect and has also written for the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, the International Herald Tribune, the New Statesman, OpenDemocracy, the Lebanon Daily Star and other publications. He is a member of the Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch.
He is frequently interviewed in the media about war crimes and international justice and has spoken widely on these subjects at conferences and other public events. Before joining the Crimes of War Project he was a senior producer and reporter for BBC Current Affairs, working primarily for the Radio 4 programme Analysis.
Languages: English, French (conversational).
Areas of Expertise: International humanitarian law, human rights, international justice, U.S. foreign policy.
Beyond the "War on Terror": Towards a New Transatlantic Framework for Counterterrorism, policy brief, published 27 May 2009.
Other recent publications include:
The Case for Minor Utopias, Prospect, July 2007
Bosnia vs Serbia: Law Matters, OpenDemocracy, March 2, 2007
Israel's High Court on Targeted Killing: A Model for the War on Terror? Crimes of War Project, December 15, 2006
Saddam's Trial: Questions of Justice, OpenDemocracy, November 20, 2006
"The Laws of War in the Age of Asymmetric Conflict", in The Barbarisation of Conflict, edited by George Kassimeris (Hurst, 2006)
"Chastened Hegemon", Prospect, May 2006
Thomas Klau's interview on François Hollande's press conference.
Nick Witney's policy brief serves as basis for an article on the Israel-Palestine conflict
Olivier de France and Nick Witney's brief is quoted to stress need for EU convergence on defence…