My latest piece at Souciant examines the complete disconnect of Mahmoud Abbas from the reality of the situation the Palestinians are in. I ask why Israel should even be expected, by purely self-interest standards, to end its control over millions of Palestinians and examine how that calculus might be changed.
Blind Mahmoud Abbas: A Case Study in Powerlessness
May 2, 2012 by Mitchell Plitnick
Posted in Mahmoud Abbas, Palestine | Tagged Abu Mazen, Ariel Sharon, Benjamin Netanyahu, Dov Weisglass, International Court of Justice, Iran, Israel, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Jeff Halper, Judaism, Knesset, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority, Shabak, Shaul Mofaz, Shin Bet, Sinai Peninsula, Tzipi Livini, United Nations, West Bank, Yuval Diskin | Leave a Comment
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