March 7, 2010 | Dr. Irwin J. Mansdorf
August 5, 2004 | Dan Diker
August 2, 2004 | Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi
For the first time since the Palestinian Authority was established in 1994, popular rage aimed at the "corrupt leadership" enjoys the backing of the most powerful militia in Gaza - the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades. Arafat's opponents support the holding of municipal elections and elections to the Palestinian parliament in order to remove the Old Guard from power.