Professor Gerald Steinberg and Olga Deutsch argue that policy makers and the international community overlook a significant impediment to deradicalization efforts within civil society, particularly in the context of providing development aid.
Olga Deutsch replies to accusations by PNGO that it pressured a Brussels newspaper to "silence Palestine in EU circles."
Olga Deutsch discusses the attempt by foreign actors to influence Ireland's abortion referendum.
On International Women's Day, Olga Deutsch asks who are the female leaders in Palestinian society that serve as role models for Tamimi and other Palestinian girls.
European funding for strengthening civil society should consider whether some NGO recipients may actually be contributing to shrinking civil space. At least one Palestinian organization uses control of foreign donations to enforce uniformity of thought amongst local NGOs.
Olga Deutsch argues that Germany must address its funding of highly politicized NGOs that manipulate human rights rhetoric and whitewash violence.
למרות תשומת הלב הרבה שלה הם זוכים, שני הארגונים הישראלים אינם המזיקים ביותר, אלא ארגוני זכויות אדם שנתמכים בידי גרמניה ומקדמים בפועל אלימות וטרור. ביקור נשיא גרמניה בישראל היה עוד הזדמנות שהוחמצה להפנות את השיח לנושאים החשובים באמת
Olga Deutsch argues that Israel must show leadership in revealing the facts regarding organizations and their activities, instead of defaulting to policies that only further fuel the discourse and are exploited to isolate the State
Olga Deutsch argues that the way to resolve the issue of government-funded NGOs is to engage in constructive, civil dialogue that strengthen the shared values between Israel and Europe.
Olga Deutsch points to NGO ties to terrorist organizations as demonstrating the need for greater accountability and transparency on part of both NGOs are their donors.