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Palestinian Politics

A House Undivided: Israel’s New Consensus Politics

16th March 2015 – The National Interest

A House Undivided: Israel’s New Consensus Politics

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Israelis go to the polls on March 17, and in a time-honored tradition, international pundits are hoping for a political earthquake. This ballot, they say, will finally and completely determine whether Israel ever makes peace with the Palestinians, whether its inter-communal tension will devolve into civil war and whether it can stop an Iranian nuclear bomb before it is too late. more...

Analysis & Commentary

14th April 2015 – Quoted by Paul Aster - FOX News

Hamas, PA Could Be Next Pawns in Saudi-Iranian Proxy War

Jonathan Schanzer

Top Palestinian Authority officials are appealing to Saudi Arabia to use an "iron hand" toward Iranian-backed rival Hamas, a development that underscores the ill will within the so-called unity government and could become the latest front for the proxy war between the Middle East powers. more...

1st April 2015 – Foreign Policy

If a Palestinian Minister Falls and No One Is Around to Hear It…

Jonathan Schanzer, Grant Rumley

Mohammed Mustafa is the most important man in the Palestinian economy and a close confidant of Mahmoud Abbas. His resignation yesterday should be big news. more...

26th March 2015 – Quoted by Sarah Westwood - Washington Examiner

Feds canceled Deloitte Palestinian contract on evidence of joint cover-up

Jonathan Schanzer

A $12.2 million contract to boost the Palestinian economy was scrapped more than a year before its scheduled completion after U.S. Agency for International Development officials covered up the poor performance of its contractor, Deloitte Consulting. more...

25th March 2015 – The Washington Times

What Netanyahu didn’t say

Clifford D. May

What is it about Israel in general and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in particular that leads to so much careless reporting and tendentious commentary? more...

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