29.01.2011 24.Shevat, 5771
Feature ( mit Video ):
When the reaction is more important than the story itself
Palestinian public response to revelations that PA leadership moved closer to some of Israel’s positions on certain issues was muted. Why?
Anyone who has followed the Israeli-Palestinian diplomatic process over the last two decades knows that the “Palestine Papers” – so dramatically released and tendentiously packaged by both Al-Jazeera and The Guardian this week – do not contain any earth shattering revelations.
Clarifying observations? Definitely, like when PA President Mahmoud Abbas is asked in May 2009 by a legal adviser for the Palestinian Negotiations Support Unit (NSU) whether, as a Palestinian from Nazareth with Israeli citizenship, he will be granted citizenship in a future Palestinian state….