Washington should expect something in return.
When you reward bad behavior, you get more of it.
The electoral odds favor Hamas.
The Palestinian Authority president wouldn’t deign to take a call from the U.S. secretary of state.
Paying terrorists while shutting down civil society.
A leaked State Department memo show little sympathy for the Palestinian people, and much for their rulers.
They might not happen—but if they do, the terrorist group has an advantage.
Math with martyrs.
The real settlement problem.
A culture of dependency rather than resourcefulness.
Building on the Abraham Accords.
The U.S. should instead focus on corruption, stability, and humanitarian concerns.
The other blockade.