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“Opposition to Palestinian intransigence and radicalism will remain a centrist issue in Congress, even if the incoming administration is eager to re-establish ties with the Palestinians”

JNS Can Biden renew foreign aid to Palestinians while still adhering to Taylor Force Act? by Israel Kasnett November 24, 2020 The incoming Biden administration has made clear it intends to renew funding to the Palestinian Authority and reopen the … Continue reading

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“The PA’s sudden willingness to renew security coordination and accept money from Israel is clearly intended as a gesture of goodwill towards presumptive president-elect Joe Biden and his team”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) At a Diplomatic Crossroad, it is Time for Israel to Act by Caroline Glick November 20, 2020 …Now back in business, [Martin] Indyk published an article last week on NBC‘s website setting out how … Continue reading

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BBC portrays Erekat as “a frustrated ‘peacemaker’ by erasing the narrative-conflicting parts of the story”

CAMERA BLOG The BBC News website’s airbrushed portrait of Saeb Erekat by Hadar Sela November 11, 2020 Unsurprisingly, the BBC’s portrait of Saeb Erekat in the wake of the Palestinian official’s death airbrushes him as a “negotiator” committed to the … Continue reading

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Abbas said Erekat’s death was a “great loss for Palestine and our people, and we feel deeply saddened by his loss, especially in light of these difficult circumstances facing the Palestinian cause”

ASSOCIATED PRESS Erekat, longtime spokesman for the Palestinians, dies at 65 by Joseph Krauss November 10, 2020 Saeb Erekat, a veteran peace negotiator and prominent international spokesman for the Palestinians for more than three decades, died on Tuesday, weeks after … Continue reading

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Biden-Harris will restore economic aid to Palestinians, meaning US taxpayers will once again fund their pay-for-slay program, “contributing directly to the murder of Israel civilians: men, women, children, and rabbis”

PJ MEDIA How Joe Biden Will Turn the Clock Back and Fan the Flames of Conflict in the Middle East by Philip Carl Salzman November 10, 2020 …For seventy years American foreign policy has focused on satisfying the Palestinians as … Continue reading

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“Harris statement comes as many observers in the Middle East will be watching the outcome of the 2020 US election”

JPOST Kamala Harris: We will restore aid to Palestinians, renew ties by Cody Levine November 3, 2020 Democratic Party candidate for vice president Kamala Harris indicated on Saturday in an interview via email with The Arab American News that under … Continue reading

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By giving the prize to the World Health Organization, the Nobel committee kicked the can down the road. Maybe President Donald Trump will be defeated next week. Maybe Netanyahu will be ousted from power.

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The real Netanyahu (and Trump) dilemma by Caroline B. Glick October 30, 2020 he Nobel Peace Prize Committee’s decision to award the prize to the World Food Program this year assuaged the fears of … Continue reading

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“Aman said he had told the court he was not calling for a normalisation of ties with Israel”

REUTERS Hamas releases Palestinian peace activists arrested after Zoom call with Israelis by Staff October 26, 2020 Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas convicted three Palestinian peace activists of “weakening revolutionary spirit” for having held a Zoom call with Israelis peace campaigners, … Continue reading

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#SaebErekat’s condition worsens

JERUSALEM POST Sick with COVID-19, Saeb Erekat’s organs start to deteriorate by Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman October 24, 2020 Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat’s medical condition is worsening, according to the head of Hadassah University Medical Center, where he is being treated. … Continue reading

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“The Palestinian Authority no longer hides its disdain for President Trump and openly hopes for Joe Biden’s victory in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections”

JERUSALEM CENTER FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS The Palestinians’ View of the U.S. Elections by Yoni Ben Menachem October 19, 2020 Four difficult years have passed for the PA and its leader since President Trump took office. Senior Fatah sources say that … Continue reading

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