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One year of failed unity in Palestine

Alaa Tartir

Alaa Tartir, program director at Al-Shabaka says "Western and Gulf aid helped in entrenching, sustaining and subsidising the divide between Hamas and Fatah, which is harmful for the Palestinian people and their struggle for self-determination. It also created a cheap Palestinian internal divide,

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UK student union pro-BDS vote causes major stir in Israel

Alaa Tartir

Alaa Tartir, programme director at Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, said what might appear to be a sudden Israeli push back is, in fact, a strategy that started with the first intifada when Palestinians called for Israeli boycotts. The country has dedicated budgets and teams to combatting BDS for years because officials believe it poses a serious threat, Tartir said.

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Media Mention via Aljazeera

Tensions soar in West Bank refugee camp

Alaa Tartir

The role of the Palestinian security forces is rooted in the Oslo Accords of 1993, and a strengthened security apparatus has continually emerged in peace negotiations as a key component for future Palestinian self-determination, Alaa Tartir, an analyst with al-Shabaka - The Palestinian Policy Network, told Al Jazeera.

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Media Mention via Middle East Eye

Wither the Palestinian Authority?

According to Alaa Tartir, program director for Palestinian policy network Al-Shabaka, the question of dissolving the PA is irrelevant. The focus should be more about reconstructing the framework and obligations of the authority to its constituents, a step beyond reformation.

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