Former Abbas advisor and PA official thinks “the PA is in the worst shape it has been since its creation.”
It takes a lot for me to trust that someone knows about, or cares about, the survival of my people. And I need to hear it, and I need to hear it several times, in order to quell the fear that I have inside of me that says that they don’t care, they don’t have our backs, and that we could all just be annihilated and that would be better according to whoever they are.
Hope swelled in many hearts when President Biden indicated he would deep-six the prior administration’s “Deal of the Century,” which would have enshrined Israel’s creeping annexation and ever-expanding settlement project and forced Palestinians to accept a state with as much contiguity as the Caribbean islands.
The United States has moved from exhibiting an extreme bias in favor of Israel to being complicit in Israeli crimes and a partner in the occupation, said Hanan Ashrawi Tuesday morning at the Arab Center Conference in Washington, DC.
Chanoch Levin spearheaded the development of Israel’s famed defensive shield against short-range rockets. For the first time, he shares some of the previously undisclosed details of how a concept more likely to be found in a science fiction thriller became a reality.
The General Delegation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the United States is short of a full-fledged embassy but significant enough for the Palestinians to plant a flag and to stake their claim as a legitimate voice in Washington’s Middle East debate.