Palestinians

Is the Arab World Turning Its Back on the Palestinians?

Some Arabs and their governments display outright animosity toward the Palestinians today.  Read More »

Iran’s Growing Influence on Hamas

Hamas plays the Sunni card and the Shiite card.  Read More »

Palestinian Participation in the “Assembly of States Parties to the ICC Statute”

Current Palestinian statements about the International Criminal Court are nothing more than a deliberate attempt to mislead the international public.  Read More »

Abbas Shuts the Door to Negotiations with Israel

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 39       December 4, 2014 On Nov. 29, the Arab League approved a political action plan by PA President Mahmoud Abbas aimed at imposing the […]  Read More »

Internal Hamas Debate about Rethinking Its Policies

Hamas failures lead some of its leaders to reassess.  Read More »

Hamas Slanders the PA’s Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas remains in charge for now despite the Hamas campaign  Read More »

Hamas Embraces the Path of the Islamic State (ISIS)

Hamas adopts the Islamic State’s terror methods of stabbings and vehicular attacks.  Read More »

Hamas-Fatah Rift Is Preventing the Rehabilitation of Gaza

Hamas-Fatah rift means no Palestinian reconciliation or Gaza reconstruction.  Read More »

The Hidden Hand of ISIS and Its Impact on Palestinian Escalation

The Islamic State’s caliphate serves as inspiration for the Palestinian public.  Read More »

The “Status Quo” on the Temple Mount

The old status quo on the Temple Mount has been greatly degraded.  Read More »

Parliamentary Recognition of Palestine – Legally, Historically and Politically Questionable

“Recognition of Palestine” Hinders Peace Negotiations  Read More »

The Role of Hamas and Fatah in the Jerusalem Disturbances

The Brotherhood’s strategy hopes to unite all of the region’s Islamic movements around the idea of the Muslim Caliphate with the Al-Aqsa Mosque as its hub.  Read More »

New Poll: 75% of Israeli Jews Oppose a Palestinian State on the 1967 Lines, Israeli Withdrawal from the Jordan Valley, and the Division of Jerusalem

Some 75% of Israeli Jews oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state if it means an Israeli withdrawal from the Jordan Valley.   Read More »

Mahmoud Abbas Justifies Palestinian Terror in His UN General Assembly Speech

Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the UN General Assembly reflects the political reality that there is no Palestinian partner today for a settlement with Israel based on compromise.  Read More »

Hamas Policy after Operation “Protective Edge”

Hamas understands that the use of violence and terror does not incur punitive measures against Gaza by the international community.  Read More »