Home Ed: 43: February/2018

Ed: 43: February/2018

The UNRWA conundrum

The UNRWA conundrum

For UNRWA's patronage sustains two key factors that prolong the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the ideology of "refugees", and their ever-inflating numbers.

The Tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas

The Tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas

Picture a Palestinian leader in the twilight of his reign. Besieged on all sides and challenged by younger upstarts, he lashes out against Israel, his Arab brethren, and the United States. Other Palestinian officials jockey to replace him, convinced he's past his prime. This is how it ended for Yasser Arafat... It may well be how it ends for Mahmoud Abbas.