Palestinians

Palestinians: In-Depth Reports

With his Ramallah Rant, Mahmoud Abbas Declares Intention to Proclaim a Palestinian Entity

Palestinian Authority leader denounces President Trump and Any American Role in Peace Process Read More »

Palestinian and Israeli Officials Debate PA Payments to Terrorists

Kuperwasser: “These payments have nothing to do with whether these families are weak or not. The only reason they get the money is because they carry out terror attacks against Israelis.” Read More »

When Old Conventions Fall

The validity of the Palestinian narrative is waning. Will this spur a shift in Palestinian policy? Read More »

Palestinian Capital in Abu Dis or Ramallah?

Even in the Arab world, the location of the capital is debated Read More »

From “Lone Wolf” to “Known Wolf”:
The Role of “Cultural Fuel” and “Personal Triggers”

“Lone wolf” attacks continue to present both practical strategic and theoretical challenges, with the nature of individual actions creating difficulty in constructing a “profile” that is relevant to all situations. Read More »

Mahmoud Abbas vs. Donald Trump

The Palestinians’ futile charge against the Jerusalem declaration Read More »

Trump’s Speech  Recognizing Jerusalem:
What It Says and What It Doesn’t Say

What is in Trump’s speech and what is not Read More »

Dan Diker Analyses Palestinian “Day of Rage”

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Project Director Dan Diker analyses Palestinian “day of rage” following Trump announcement on Jerusalem. Read More »

Three Challenges Face the Palestinians Today

Palestinians are worried and frustrated over U.S. positions on stipends to terrorists, Jerusalem, and a new Peace Plan Read More »

Palestinian Reactions on Jerusalem – “Popular Protests” Are Not Spontaneous

A comprehensive counter-attack by the Palestinian Authority, Fatah, Hamas Read More »

Is Reconciliation between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority Possible?

What if Hamas refuses to disarm? Read More »

Is It True the UN Created Israel? Seventy years since UN General Assembly Resolution 181

“… since the United Nations did not succeed in implementing its own decisions. In our view, the decision of 29 November about Jerusalem is null and void.” Read More »

Mahmoud Abbas and Iran

Will Hamas – and Iran – get a toe-hold on the West Bank? Read More »

Back to Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations? – Some Basic Truths

Israel holds these truths to be self-evident Read More »

The Peel Commission Report of 1937 and the Origins of the Partition Concept

The vision of peace through compromise and partition endures in the spirit of the Peel Commission’s proposed solution. Read More »