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“The race to succeed Abbas has just begun, and it is bound to be heated, and most likely violent”

FRONT PAGE MAG Who Will Succeed Mahmoud Abbas? by Joseph Puder April 1, 2021 Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, is now 85-years old; he is frail and largely dysfunctional, as is his Ramallah based Palestinian Authority (PA), which … Continue reading

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“Sunday’s surprise announcement that Hamas had dissolved its administrative committee in Gaza and agreed to reconciliation is unlikely to defy the precedent”

THE ATLANTIC The Doomed Palestinian Reconciliation Plan by Grant Rumley September 17, 2017 Of the demands Palestinians often make of their leaders, reconciliation between their two largest political factions perennially tops the list. Fatah, which controls the Palestinian Authority (PA) … Continue reading

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“For Abbas, there is no negotiation — only demands”

GATESTONE Palestinians: The Message Remains No and No by Khaled Abu Toameh November 16, 2016 …Abbas in this way relayed to the hundreds of Palestinians who gathered in Ramallah to commemorate Arafat: “I have no intention of going down in … Continue reading

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Who will succeed Abbas: He “refuses to name a successor, which has inspired a heated debate among the Palestinian elite but also sporadic factional violence across the West Bank”

WALL STREET JOURNAL The Fragile State of the Palestinian Authority by Jonathan Schanzer and Grant Rumley September 8, 2016 A Palestinian court on Thursday postponed municipal elections scheduled for Oct. 8 because Palestine’s two largest political factions, Fatah and Hamas, … Continue reading

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Glick: “16 years after the failed Camp David summit, the fiction of the two-state solution is about to be shattered once and for all. The only relevant question today, is what does Israel intend to do next?”

JERUSALEM POST The end of Mahmoud Abbas by Caroline Glick August 29, 2016 Like it or not, the day is fast approaching when the Palestinian Authority we have known for the past 22 years will cease to exist. PA leader Mahmoud … Continue reading

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Today Palestinians are overcome by blood lust

WALL STREET JOURNAL Palestine: The Psychotic Stage by Bret Stephens October 12, 2015 …Regarding the causes of this Palestinian blood fetish, Western news organizations have resorted to familiar tropes. Palestinians have despaired at the results of the peace process—never mind … Continue reading

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Culture of Hate, Palestinian Incitement Kills [VIDEO]

Israel Foreign Affairs Ministry Culture of Hate, Palestinian Incitement Kills October 8, 2015 The recent series of attacks against Israelis is the direct result of incitement by radical Islamist and terrorist elements, calling Palestinian youth to murder Jews. The culture … Continue reading

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Rubio speaks out forcefully in support of Israel; Obama not so much

MEDIUM Why America Must Stand with Israel Right Now by Senator Marco Rubio October 8, 2015 …And what has been the Obama administration’s response to weeks of official Palestinian incitement, anti-Semitism, and violence? President Obama refuses to criticize Abbas or … Continue reading

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Abbas with two constituencies, two messages [SATIRE]

PREOCCUPIED TERRITORY (You Heard It Here Farced) Abbas Appeals For Calm, More Killing October 8, 2015 “Violence is not our way,” stressed Abbas. “Now go forth and defend Jerusalem with all your might, for every drop of blood spilled there … Continue reading

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The PLO is corrupt and unreformable. It’s time for them to go.

FRONT PAGE MAG Time to Deport the PLO from Israel by Daniel Greenfield October 2, 2015 …The PLO repeatedly violated that agreement by waging war against Israel. Its leaders, Arafat and Abbas, made a mockery of the negotiations. They sabotaged … Continue reading

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