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Palestinian Politics

Hamas Vows to Join Municipal Elections, but Obstacles Remain

19th July 2016 – FDD Policy Brief

Hamas Vows to Join Municipal Elections, but Obstacles Remain

Grant Rumley

Hamas announced last week that it would participate in municipal elections across the West Bank and Gaza in October. more...

Analysis & Commentary

19th July 2016 – FDD Policy Brief

Hamas Vows to Join Municipal Elections, but Obstacles Remain

Grant Rumley

Hamas announced last week that it would participate in municipal elections across the West Bank and Gaza in October. more...

16th June 2016 – Fathom Journal

Assessing the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Policy

Grant Rumley

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas travelled to Athens in late December to thank the Greek Parliament for recognising the ‘State of Palestine’. more...

8th June 2016 – The Washington Times

French fried peace process

Clifford D. May

The French government last week initiated a new “peace process.” Ignoring the butchery underway in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, as well as the threat Iran now poses to the Middle East, their focus is the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. more...

2nd June 2016 – Foreign Affairs

The Palestinian Pathway to Paris

Grant Rumley

This week, the French government, which has long tried to help broker a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians, will launch its latest attempt with an international conference in Paris. The summit has made headlines not because of its substance but because of its unusual format: neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians were invited. more...