Abbas to not stand again as way forward questioned

Harrison, Stu
November 2009
Green Left Weekly;11/18/2009, Issue 818, p20
The article reports on the decision of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas not to run in the January 4, 2010 presidential election. Abbas is considered as the primary Palestinian negotiator who pushed the two-state solution to the Palestinian struggle. It points out that the solution will leave nearly 80% of Palestine to be Israel's exclusive territory. However, peace negotiations confirm the unwillingness of Israel to negotiate.


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