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The Palestinian Authority: The Next Arab Failed State?

The Palestinian Authority: The Next Arab Failed State?

Despite unprecedented international support, the PA is unraveling.

The challenge now facing the PA, Israel and the international community is to dispel the prevailing doubt that the Palestinians will one day be able to build a modern, functioning nation-state even with international help.

Kobi Michael is a senior research fellow at INSS. He served as the deputy director general and head of the Palestinian desk at the Ministry for Strategic Affairs. Yoel Guzansky is a research fellow at INSS. He served as head of the Iran desk at the National Security council, the Prime Minister’s Office.

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