Mahmoud Abbas

His attempt to blackmail Israel and the U.S. could backfire.

Yoni Ben Menachem
Sept. 16 2022 12:01AM

The ruling family’s corruption has sparked protests.

Danny Zaken
Sept. 13 2022 12:01AM

Meet Hussein al-Sheikh, Mahmoud Abbas’s handpicked successor.

Yoni Ben Menachem
Sept. 2 2022 12:01AM

Signing an anti-torture convention turned out to be a bad idea.

David May and Zachary Fesen
Aug. 31 2022 12:01AM

Mahmoud Abbas says that the Israelis committed “50 Holocausts” against the Palestinians. Why does he believe that, and what does the rest of the Arab world think about the Shoah?

Aug. 26 2022 12:01AM

Germany preaches about the importance of memorializing the Holocaust while turning a blind eye to Palestinian anti-Semitism.

Aug. 23 2022 12:01AM

Westerners’ persistent refusal to take the Palestinian president for what he actually is.

Stephen Pollard
Aug. 19 2022 12:01AM

The more uneventful it is, the more both will see it as a success.

July 11 2022 12:01AM

The journey to nowhere.

Kobi Michael and Ori Wertman
June 10 2022 12:01AM

Palestinians would be better served by celebrating freedom than by nourishing grievance.

Bassam Eid
May 16 2022 12:01AM

In the West Bank, it’s the ruler who matters, not the institutions.

Maurice Hirsch
March 9 2022 12:01AM

The Palestinian Authority president can incite his people against Israel and ignore threats to his legitimacy.

Khaled Abu Toameh
Feb. 11 2022 12:01AM

Mahmoud Abbas surrounds himself with loyalists while losing his authority.

Yohanan Tzoreff
Feb. 8 2022 12:01AM

Hamas believes that the West Bank is ripe for the taking. It might be right.

Nov. 19 2021 12:01AM