Palestinian Authority’s bid for recognition at UN

As the PA leadership makes its bid for recognition as a state, Nassar Ibrahim writes that this move was born out of the crisis of the PA’s approach and that “the failure of all the “peace initiatives” can be explained by the simple fact that they tried to jump over the fundamentals of Palestinian national rights and unity of the Palestinian people, aiming to build a peace under the Israeli occupation criteria.” Read his article here.

Joseph Massad argues that “This entire brouhaha over the UN vote is ultimately about which of the two scenarios is better for Israeli interests. The Palestinian people and their interests are not even part of this equation.” Read his article here.