Abbas has become 'total non-entity' as Palestinian Authority comes unglued

January 2006
Geo-Strategy Direct;1/11/2006, p12
The article reports on the lost of power of Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas. It is said that the chairman is under severe pressure to cancel the January 25, 2006 Palestinian Legislative Council elections. Palestinians ignored Abbas when he made his visit to a dental clinic in Ramallah that indicates that he is not taken seriously by the people. The possibility that the chairman could use abduction to announce the cancellation of the election is also conveyed.


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