Browsing Tag Palestinian unity

Tom Friedman to Israel: Be More Fayyadistic Than Fayyad

New York Times columnist Tom Friedman frets over Israel and the Arab Spring, and what it all means for the peace process. His solution? Israel’s best defense is to strengthen Fayyadism — including...

November 30, 2011 11:14 By :

Time’s “Popular” Disconnect

Popular can mean a lot of things, but one thing it does not mean is “peaceful.” Therein lies the confusion for correspondent Karl Vick. You can imagine him wearing rose colored glasses as...

November 28, 2011 15:29 By :

Puckering Up for Peace?

No, this isn’t some kiss-and-tell PaliLeaks photo. It’s part of a Benetton ad campaign featuring world leaders lip locked. According AdAge, The Economist, New York Magazine, and Newsweek,...

November 17, 2011 17:28 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 :

Which Spin is Out of Step?

Which headline’s sticks out like Mahmoud Abbas at a Jonathan Pollard rally? A scheduling problem? That’s kindest spin I’ve seen yet on the state of Palestinian reconciliation.

June 20, 2011 15:46 By :

Financial Times Loses Grip on Reality

Why does the Financial Times cling to the previously accepted wisdom that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the fulcrum at the heart of the Middle East’s troubles and consider Hamas a credible peace partner?

May 5, 2011 14:40 By :

5 Myths of Palestinian Unity

Five myths about Palestinian unity to watch for in the media.

April 28, 2011 9:33 By :

Dueling Spin Over Rising Palestinian Violence

These two analyses over the rising violence couldn’t be more opposite. Who to believe? Reuters? There is no obvious connection between the suddenly surge of violence and revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt,...

March 24, 2011 11:40 By :