Tag Archives: 01/12

01/12 Links Pt2: The U.N. Agency That Keeps Palestinians from Prospering; Thirteen Years into the Abbas Presidency, Corruption and Autocracy Dominate the West Bank

From Ian: Thirteen Years into the Abbas Presidency, Corruption and Autocracy Dominate the West Bank On this day in 2005, Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority (PA). In his inaugural address, Abbas hailed the “peaceful transfer of … Continue reading

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01/12 Links Pt1: Paradigm-changing murder; The faded Palestinian issue; The Fiction that Destabilizes the Middle East

From Ian: JPost Editorial: Paradigm-changing murder The argument against the Trump administration’s approach, which has been used by Palestinians for years, is that if the PA is not kept afloat the alternative will be much worse. The occasional drive-by shooting, … Continue reading

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