Shunned by Trump, Mahmoud Abbas Looks to Biden to Revive a Long Dead “Peace Process”

When all hope seemed lost, where Abbas found himself desperate for political validation and funds, Biden arrived like a conquering knight on a white horse and swept the Palestinian leader away to safety. 

Biden Peace Prcocess

No one seemed as excited about the election of Joe Biden being the next President of the United States as Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas. When all hope seemed lost, where Abbas found himself desperate for political validation and funds, Biden arrived like a conquering knight on a white horse and swept the Palestinian leader away to

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The PLO’s Half-Hearted Attempt to Counter Israeli Annexation of Palestine

As soon as Washington’s plan was announced in January, followed by Israel’s insistence that annexation of Palestinian territories was imminent, the PLO spun into a strange political mode, far more unpredictable and bizarre than ever before.

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The painful truth is that the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas has already ceased to exist as a political body that holds much sway or relevance, either to the Palestinian people or to Abbas’ former benefactors, namely the Israeli and the American governments. So, when the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Mohammed Shtayyeh,

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Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

Arbitrary arrests, torture, and violence are regular occurrences in occupied Palestine. While Israel is responsible for the greater share of the violation of Palestinian human rights, the PA is part and parcel of that same Israeli strategy.

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Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh is not the first and, sadly, will not be the last Palestinian to be killed by the PA security forces,

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The Donald Trump I Know: Abbas’ UN Speech and the Breakdown of Palestinian Politics

The real danger of Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ is not the actual stipulations of the sinister plan, but the fact that Mahmoud Abbas will find a way to co-exist with them, writes Ramzy Baroud.

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A precious moment has been squandered, as Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, had the chance to right a historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities at the United Nations Security Council on February 11, through a political discourse that is completely independent from Washington and its allies. For a long time,

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The Last Lifeline: The Real Reason Mahmoud Abbas Called for Palestinian Elections

The call by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for elections in the Occupied Territories is a political ploy. There will be no true, democratic elections under Abbas’ leadership. The real question is: why did he make the call in the first place? 

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On September 26, Abbas took on the world’s most important political platform, the United Nations General Assembly, to call for “general elections in Palestine - in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip”.  The Palestinian leader prefaced his announcement with a lofty emphasis on the centrality of democracy in his thinking.

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Abbas Just Slammed Israeli Colonial Expansion in His UN General Assembly Speech

He highlighted the plight of Palestinians who live under the brutal occupation and condemned the U.S. administration for supporting the colonial state of Israel.

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Speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke of Israel's occupation of Palestine, referring to its illegal settlement building on Palestinian lands, its racist policies against non-Jewish citizens, as well as its continuing occupation of Palestine for more than 50

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