April 25, 2014

A Moment of Moral Clarity in the Middle East

Liel Leibovitz, Tablet Magazine

The Associated Press

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.

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TAGGED: Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, PLO, Fatah


April 25, 2014
Abbas' Miserable Deal with Terrorists
The Australian
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April 25, 2014
Dissecting the Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation
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April 24, 2014
Abbas Embraces the Islamists
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Wednesday’s superficial unity deal — between rival Palestinian factions that thoroughly loathe each other — was the PA leader’s latest act of willful weakness. It’s bad news for everyone bar the... more ››
April 22, 2014
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Despite his repeated threat, Abbas knows that chaos, violence and economic catastrophe would follow such a drastic move. more ››
April 20, 2014
Hamas' 'Resistance' Line Finding Fewer Takers
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Palestinians aren't interested in fighting the Hamas-brand of resistance. more ››