How Mahmoud Abbas Punished His People by Ceasing To Cooperate with Israel

Dec. 15 2020

Last week, the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced that it was resuming security and civil coordination with Israel, which it had suspended in May. The PA president Mahmoud Abbas took this dramatic step when Jerusalem insisted on subtracting from the tax revenue it collects for Ramallah the amount the latter was spending on paying terrorists and their families. Khaled Abu Toameh observes:

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More about: Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian economy

How the Abraham Accords Can Ease the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

June 28 2022

According to numerous critics, many of whom have positions at prestigious think tanks and publications, the normalization agreements the Jewish state reached with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain constituted an abandonment of the Palestinians. Peter Berkowitz argues that, to the contrary, the Abraham Accords can help to improve the lot of the Palestinians, and to reduce the intensity of their conflict with Israel:

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More about: Abraham Accords, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Palestinian economy, West Bank