The Palestinian Authority Is Threatening Deliberate Violation of the Oslo Accords

Aug. 12 2019

A week ago, the Palestinian Authority (PA) prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, after spuriously accusing the Israeli government of violating the Oslo Accords, announced that the PA will henceforth begin to build housing in Area C—the part of the West Bank that the Accords leave under exclusive Israeli control. Yoni Ben-Menachem writes:

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More about: Oslo Accords, Palestinian Authority, West Bank

Israel’s New Government Is Neither a Win Nor a Loss for Either of the Major Parties

March 31 2020

On Thursday, when the news broke that Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz had agreed to form a national-unity government, pundits and politicians on both left and right seemed to agree that the incumbent prime minister had managed to outmaneuver his rival. But as details of the coalition agreement emerged, this interpretation began to seem less convincing. Haviv Rettig Gur explains:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz, Israeli Election 2020, Israeli politics