© Judah Passow 1988
© Judah Passow 1983

Palestinian Strategy Group

The Palestinian Strategy Group aims to fill the ‘strategy gap’ in political decision making, education and training that has been so debilitating for the Palestinian national movement. The PSG is an inclusive group of more than 50 Palestinians from all constituencies, sectors, genders, levels and geographical areas that undertakes sustained strategic analysis on an ongoing basis and feeds this into the national debate at all levels.

 

ORG has brought influential Israeli and Palestinian figures together to explore possible areas of common agreement and find ways of overcoming profound differences. These encounters are invariably informative and educational, and assist in fostering important personal relationships. 

 

In partnership with the Ramallah-based Palestinian Centre for Policy Research and Strategic Studies - Masarat, ORG convenes meetings which prioritise inclusive strategic thinking. The project provides space for Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza and the diaspora and from across the political spectrum to develop policy discussions which help inform and guide the national project. Senior Palestinian political figures remain part of the group, as well as leading academics and thinkers.

 

To learn more about how you can support this work, please click here.

 


The Palestinian Strategy Group project is supported by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry. 

Photo credits © Judah Passow


 

Staff

Gabrielle Rifkind

Gabrielle Rifkind is the Director of the Middle East programme at Oxford Research Group (ORG). She is a group analyst and specialist in conflict resolution. Gabrielle combines in-depth political...

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Dr Bashir Bashir

Bashir Bashir works with ORG as a consultant on its dialogue projects in Israel-Palestine. He is a Research Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, our local partner. He taught...

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Sarah Bollinger

Sarah Bollinger joined the Middle East Programme in 2013. She is a specialist in the history and politics of the modern Middle East. Prior to joining ORG, she worked as a freelance political risk...

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Sara Hassan

Sara Hassan is the Programme Manager for Oxford Research Group's (ORG) Middle East programme. Prior to joining ORG, she spent four years as a Middle East Analyst with IHS Global Insight’s country...

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Professor Oliver Ramsbotham

Oliver Ramsbotham is a Consultant on Oxford Research Group's (ORG) Middle East Programme. He was Chair of the Board from April 2007 until July 2013.

Oliver is a specialist on...

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Advisors

Dr Khaled Hroub

Dr Khaled Hroub works as an advisor on Oxford Research Group's (ORG) Middle East programme.Khaled is a leading expert on Hamas, Islamic movements and the politics of identity. He teaches Modern...

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Dr Tony Klug

Dr Tony Klug, advisor to ORG, is a veteran writer and analyst on the Middle East, is Vice-Chair of the Arab-Jewish Forum and a board member of the Palestine-Israel Journal. For many years he worked...

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Dr Husam Zomlot

Dr Husam Zomlot is a specialist on Middle East affairs. He is Palestinian and currently is a visiting fellow at Harvard’s center for Middle Eastern Studies. He served as a PLO representative to the...

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