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After Abbas, Le Déluge in the Palestinian Authority

March 30, 2016

Palestinian leaders in the West Bank refer to the wave of terror currently gripping Israel as a haba sha’abiya, or a “popular outburst.” The imagery suggests that the terror wave is widespread yet temporary, violent but not catastrophic. It’s a way for Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, to acknowledge current public sentiment […]

The Palestinians and the “Diplomatic Intifada”

February 28, 2015

The Palestinian leadership is frustrated. Sidelined in Israel by an increasingly bitter election season that wants to discuss anything but the peace process and ignored by much of the Arab world as they turn their attention towards the Islamic State and Iran, the Palestinians have decided to look elsewhere for their cause. As one Palestinian […]