UN trusteeship proposed for Palestine amid Middle East crisis

Foreign Affairs Magazine May 15, 2024, 05:00 AM UTC

Summary: The Middle East crisis, escalating since Hamas's attack on Israel, has led to over 34,000 civilian deaths. Israel's ground assault in Rafah worsens the situation. A potential solution involves a UN trusteeship for Palestine, aiming for a two-state solution. Trusteeships have successfully facilitated decolonization. A trusteeship could lead to Palestinian statehood swiftly. Negotiations would involve regional actors and international support. This approach offers hope for resolving the conflict.

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