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Palestinian Politics

Abbas Strives to Project Palestinian Stability, but Threats to His Rule Remain

7th January 2016 – FDD Policy Brief

Abbas Strives to Project Palestinian Stability, but Threats to His Rule Remain

Grant Rumley

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivered a defiant speech Wednesday in the West Bank city of Bethlehem amidst rumors of ill health and the potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority. more...

Analysis & Commentary

29th January 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses terror finance and his recent article in Newsweek. more...

25th January 2016 – Quoted by The Tower

Protesters Call for Israel’s Destruction, Block Jewish Service at LGBTQ Convention

Benjamin Weinthal

Hundreds of anti-Israel protesters disrupted a Shabbat service and reception held by an Israeli LGBTQ organization at a conference for gay activism in Chicago, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported on Sunday. more...

25th January 2016 – Newsweek

Ten Years of Hamas Rule: The Palestinians Must Solve Their Divide Before Peace With Israel

Jonathan Schanzer

Ten years ago today, Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian legislative elections, taking 76 of the 132 parliamentary seats (74 plus two independents). The Palestinian faction best known for a campaign of suicide bombings in the 1990s formed a new government some two months later, thrusting Palestinian nationalism into a crisis from which it has never recovered. more...

19th January 2016 – Quoted by Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon

New Iranian-Backed Terror Group Makes Inroads in West Bank, Gaza

Grant Rumley

A new Iranian-backed terror group is making inroads in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, where it operates underground with the potential capacity to deliver devastating attacks to Israel, according to regional experts who have been investigating the organization’s rise. more...