Yossi Mekelberg is professor of international relations at Regent’s University London, where he is head of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program. He is also an associate fellow of the MENA Program at Chatham House. He is a regular contributor to the international written and electronic media.
Winter has not yet arrived in Israel and Palestine, and people are enjoying the unseasonal bright and warm sunshine. But politically there is hardly any ray of hope of a change in either society, and most definitely not in the relations between them.