The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister prevented the International Criminal Court from going forward with a requested prosecution of Israel.
Blaming Hamas for the loss of Palestinian life is ludicrous.
US-backed Palestinian Authority police attacked journalists and confiscated their cameras as they rallied against violations of press freedoms.
It remains to be seen whether both camps will take a genuinely joint approach towards managing Palestinians’ internal affairs.
Despite Israel’s bluster, it remains closely allied with the Palestinian Authority, on which it relies to maintain control of millions of Palestinians.
Hamas’ deal with Abbas is a short-term fix for a movement in deep crisis.
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