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The Politics of the Palestinian Right of Return

http://www.meforum.org/3762/palestinian-right-of-return US-backed negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are entering a critical period. With reports suggesting Israeli acceptance of the 1967 lines and land swaps, what about Palestinian concessions? Two issues are paramount: the...

International Recognition of a Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State: Legal and Policy Dilemmas

http://www.jcpa.org/art/becker2.htm Representatives of the PLO, and of the Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority established pursuant to the Interim Agreement, have repeatedly threatened to unilaterally declare an independent Palestinian state.1 Indeed, following the conclusion of the Camp...

Official PA Radio News – the PBC Radio, October 26

Summary Despite the fall-off in military activity yesterday, the Voice of Palestine has markedly stepped up the strident anti-Israeli and anti-Jewish tone of its news and feature programming in the last 36 hours. VOP, which switched...

Radical and Moderate Palestinians

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3492/radical-moderate-palestinians When Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas returned from New York to Ramallah and told the Palestinians that he obtained UN recognition of a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 lines -- namely, the West Bank,...

Palestinians Dismiss Prisoner Release as a “Bribe”

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3917/palestinians-prisoner-release The argument that the release of Palestinian prisoners boosts the standing of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and "moderate" Palestinians and facilitates the resumption of peace talks with Israel is not necessarily true. Many Palestinians...

A media strategy to help Israel in the Gaza war

Our agency will now use its two rooms and two computers at Beit Agron to organize a new media response network to encourage people to respond in real time to the denigration of Israel,...

Hamas tried to hijack ambulances during war

PALESTINIAN civilians living in Gaza during the three-week war with Israel have spoken of the challenge of being caught between Hamas and Israeli soldiers as the radical Islamic movement that controls the Gaza strip...

PLO Revs Up Themes of “Resistance” and “Anti-Judaization” in Land Day Demos

The Palestinian National Authority (PA) used the "Land Day" Commemoration last week, on March 30th, 2005 to increase the anti-Semitic aroma of its "anti-Judaization" campaign against Israelis and Jews. Official Palestinian media and top officials...

Institute for Contemporary Affairs, founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation

http://jcpa.org/article/crisis-peace-talks/ Vol. 14, No. 9 April 10, 2014 In March 2014, Saeb Erekat, the head of the Palestinian negotiating team, prepared a 65-page document that surveys the diplomatic process and offers a list of recommendations for...

Official Palestine Authority Radio News on the PBC’s Voice of Palestine – Dec. 17

Summary and Analysis Beginning Saturday Night, December 16, the Voice of Palestine has reported in detail on the appointment of Colin Powell as U.S. Secretary of State-Designate with a certain amount of concern. VOP has underscored...