Browsing Tag Palestinian statehood

Fright of Return: 3 Reasons Why the Palestinians Aren’t Likely to Make Successful Transition to Statehood

The fright of return strikes as the PLO ambassador’s  ambassador to Lebanon says refugees will not become citizens of a new Palestinian state. Ambassador Abdullah Abdullah told the Daily Star: The...

September 18, 2011 11:44 By :

Palestinian State Should be Judenrein, Part 2

Maen Areikat A post script on this morning’s blog post about a PLO ambassador saying that the Palestinian state being discussed in the UN should be judenrein. Maen Areikat, the PLO ambassador to...

September 14, 2011 20:35 By :

Is Time Really On the Palestinians’ Side?

Gaza and the West Bank are now literally in separate time zones. Reuters explains that Hamas and Fatah agreed to turn the clocks back one hour for the month of Ramadan to ease fasting. But Ramadan’s...

September 7, 2011 9:21 By :

LA Times Odd Couple: Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton?

Hamas spinmeister Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton, the outspoken former US ambassador to the UN, make for the mother of all odd couples. What else can I say after seeing the LA Times publish their analyses...

June 13, 2011 9:23 By :