U.S. Ally Mahmoud Abbas in Serious Trouble

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority is in dire political trouble. The U.S. ally is being accused by Palestinians of colluding with Israel and the United States in sidelining the controversial Goldstone report on Israel's military operation in Gaza. The U.N.-sponsored report attracted widespread coverage last month with its stark allegations that both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes. Israel launched a concerted campaign to discredit the report. Most Palestinians saw it as...Full Story
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