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Palestinian Politics

International Community Must Focus On Palestinian Unity, Not Israel, To Kick-Start Peace

20th September 2016 – Newsweek

International Community Must Focus On Palestinian Unity, Not Israel, To Kick-Start Peace

Jonathan Schanzer

A Palestinian court in Ramallah earlier this month suspended the local elections that were scheduled to be held in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on October 8. more...

Analysis & Commentary

20th September 2016 – Newsweek

International Community Must Focus On Palestinian Unity, Not Israel, To Kick-Start Peace

Jonathan Schanzer

A Palestinian court in Ramallah earlier this month suspended the local elections that were scheduled to be held in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on October 8. more...

17th September 2016 – Quoted by Michael Weiss - The Daily Beast

What Did KGB Get From Palestinian President?

Grant Rumley

The evidence is clear and convincing that the Soviets cultivated Mahmoud Abbas, but what did that bring them in the past, and what does it mean in the present? more...

8th September 2016 – Quoted by Joshua Mitnick - Los Angeles Times

Court postpones Palestinian elections indefinitely, a sign of growing tension with Hamas

Grant Rumley

The Palestinian Supreme Court indefinitely postponed municipal elections scheduled for Oct. 8, a surprise move that reflects infighting in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party, tension between Fatah and Islamic militants from Hamas and rising instability in Palestinian cities. more...

8th September 2016 – Quoted by The Tower

Palestinian Court Postpones Long-Awaited Local Elections, Claiming “Procedural Problems”

Grant Rumley

A Palestinian court on Thursday postponed next month’s local elections, the first large-scale elections in a decade, due to “procedural problems,” especially over questions of candidate eligibility and the participation of Jerusalem residents in the vote. more...