Palestinians

The PLO’s Mahmoud Abbas Searches for Legitimacy

As expected, the head of the PLO, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) announced his resignation from the PLO leadership, in the expectation that the Palestinian parliament, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), will renew his leadership mandate. The PNC will reconvene in […]  Read More »

Is There a Hamas Truce in the Works?

Despite Israel’s sweeping denial of any talks with Hamas about a truce in return for the lifting of the blockade on Gaza, the Palestinian political establishment is taking the reports very seriously and ignoring the Israeli denial. Meanwhile, Hamas’ difficulties […]  Read More »

Condemnation and Condolence by the UN Secretary General — Genuine or Politically Biased?

In the strong condemnation by the UN Secretary General dated July 31, 2015, issued hours after the tragic event, in a statement attributable to his spokesman, his expression of condolences to the family and his call for the perpetrators to be brought to justice were clearly pertinent and justified.  Read More »

The Palestinian Leadership’s Regression in the Peace Process

Palestinian official presents his uncompromising plans.  Read More »

U.S. Administration Highlights Iran’s Involvement in Terror

U.S. Government documents Iran’s international terrorism.  Read More »

The Palestinians’ Refusal Strategy

The most talked-about issue in the territories last week was the Palestinian poll that found that half of Gaza residents want to emigrate.  Read More »

The Islamization of World Soccer?

Palestinian Soccer: Watch the Play Away from the Ball  Read More »

Intra-Arab Rifts the Real Reason for Palestinians’ FIFA Failure

The Palestinian FIFA gambit has Qatari-Hamas-Muslim Brotherhood motives.  Read More »

Tension between Iran and Islamic Jihad in Gaza

Why did the Palestinian Islamic Jihad launch a rocket at Israel?  Read More »

The Power Struggle for Leadership of the Palestinian Authority

Reconciliation Efforts between the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas and Mohammad Dahlan.  Read More »

The Gaza War 2014: The War Israel Did Not Want and the Disaster It Averted

The Gaza War 2014: The War Israel Did Not Want and the Disaster It Averted is a researched and documented narrative that relates the truth as it happened.  Read More »

The Palestinian Authority’s New Economic Strategy

Palestinian leaders discuss an economic revolt to break Oslo Accords constraints.   Read More »

Is the PLO Threat to End Security Coordination with Israel an Empty Threat?

How real is the threat to cut Palestinian security cooperation with Israel?  Read More »

Palestinians, Arabs, and the Holocaust

One of the major Palestinian Arab arguments regarding the establishment of the state of Israel is that the West facilitated its founding out of guilt over the Holocaust.  Read More »

Israel and the Gaza Strip: Why Economic Sanctions Are Not Collective Punishment

Sanctions were only put in place after nothing else stopped attacks from Gaza.   Read More »