The Palestinian elections that weren't

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Jensehaugen, Jørgen & Erling Lorentzen Sogge (2021) The Palestinian elections that weren't, The Loop. 22 May.

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Predating the violence in Gaza and rising tensions in Jerusalem, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas cancelled what were supposed to be the first national elections in fifteen years. While there is no direct link between his decision and ongoing events, an analysis of the elections that did not take place offers insight into Palestinian frustrations with the Israeli occupation, and a leadership that has failed them.

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