Stop Blaming Israel And America For Fayyad’s Fall

This column was originally published in The Daily Beast.

 Popular as he was in international aid circles and New York Times (and Daily Beast) op-eds—and even among Israelis—Fayyad had no democratic Palestinian constituency to speak of.  As Archie Bunker once said of then-President Gerald Ford, “He’s doing a great job for a guy nobody voted for.”

Who lost Salam Fayyad? The resignation-dismissal of the respected Palestinian Prime Minister has provoked plenty of finger-pointing. Continue reading

Abe interviewed on The John Batchelor Show, April 18, 2013

Abe was interviewed on the John Batchelor Show about the resignation of Salam Fayyad, plus Abe’s recent column on John Kerry’s Mideast diplomatic missteps.