It’s Not an Intifada
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Foreign Policy
by Jonathan Schanzer - (Opinion) February 28, 2013 - 12:00am


Don't call it an intifada. Not yet, anyway.


Israel's seventh gatekeeper
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Zvi Barel - (Editorial) February 27, 2013 - 12:00am


  Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen didn't appear in the documentary "The Gatekeepers," a fact that gives us hope for next year's Oscars. Until he retires and is discovered by a filmmaker, he continues to serve as a gatekeeper. He's responsible for making sure that the decision-makers know about a danger in time, and he's responsible for preventing it.


Abbas: No peace without freedom for prisoners
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am


President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that the issue of prisoners and releasing them is the central issue of the Palestinian people and its leadership. He insisted there would not be peace with Israel side without releasing prisoners. Abbas’ remarks came at a reception with prisoners advocates at his residence in Ramallah, where he affirmed that the leadership was doing its best to save the lives of hunger strikers and end their suffering. He said talks were ongoing with all factions to resolve the issue.


The spectre of a third intifada traps the PA in Israel's chains
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The National
by Dalia Hatuqa - (Opinion) February 27, 2013 - 12:00am


 


Why hasn't a third intifada broken out yet among the Palestinians?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Amira Hass - (Opinion) February 27, 2013 - 12:00am


 


Why Textbooks Don't Matter That Much
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Ori Nir - (Opinion) February 26, 2013 - 12:00am


 


Finance Ministry to Pay Remainder of Public Employees' January Salaries on Wednesday
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Palestine News Network
February 26, 2013 - 12:00am


The Palestinian Ministry of Finance announced that the remaining half of the public employees' January salary will be paid on Wednesday, 27 February. Spokesman of Finance Ministry Rami Mehdawi told Palestinian official news WAFA that 'some banks will disburse the remaining half of the salaries on Tuesday night through ATMs.’


Abu Mazen: The Strongest of Weak Leaders
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Monitor
by Ben Caspit - (Opinion) February 26, 2013 - 12:00am


 


Is a New Intifada Imminent?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The National
by Paul Pillar - (Opinion) February 25, 2013 - 12:00am


 


Israel tries to calm nerves in the West Bank, but outbreak of third intifada depends on Palestinian Authority
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Amos Harel - (Editorial) February 25, 2013 - 12:00am


Israel is currently making a huge effort to calm nerves in the West Bank, following a wave of turbulent protests that worsened over the weekend.



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