Why Mahmoud Abbas’s Threats of Cancelling Agreements with Israel Are Empty

This week, high-ranking Palestinian Authority (PA) officials will meet in Ramallah to discuss how to respond to the possibility that Jerusalem will apply sovereignty to parts of the West Bank. Reportedly, one of the options they will consider is withdrawal from all written agreements with Israel. Khaled Abu Toameh believes that the PA president, Mahmoud Abbas, would happily threaten to take such a drastic step, but will never follow through:

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More about: Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority, West Bank

Hamas and Hizballah Won’t Give Up Their Radical Goals for Economic Benefits

June 18 2021

In his first interview after leaving office, the former head of the Mossad, Yossi Cohen, admitted that he had erred in believing that Israel could come to some sort of accord with Hamas. In his own words:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Hamas, Hizballah, Iran, Mossad