Do populations agree with their leaders?
Jobs, not mobs.
Two states, but no Jewish state.
Describing the burning alive of 38 Israelis as a “barbecue.”
But an overwhelming majority deny Israel’s right to exist.
Egypt and Jordan had strong leaders committed to peace; the Palestinians don’t. That makes the views of ordinary Palestinians all the more significant, and worrisome.
Arab public opinion about Israel is changing.
Get Jordan to “the damn table.”
“Martyrs” can expect to be heroes.
Glorification of martyrdom and the erasure of Israel.
No progress on peace will be possible until and unless “Palestine” becomes a pragmatic political project rather than a religious-ideological cause célèbre.