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Why Palestinian Elections Should Get Back on Track
Why Palestinian Elections Should Get Back on Track
Supporters of exiled Palestinian politician and Fatah movement's former security chief, Mohammed Dahlan, demonstrate outside the Palestinian Central Elections Commission headquarters in Gaza City on 29 April 2021. Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via AFP

Why Palestinian Elections Should Get Back on Track

Citing Israeli obstruction, President Mahmoud Abbas has put off elections that were slated to begin in May. The decision is disappointing, as Palestinian institutions need refreshing. The polls should be rescheduled, with the full backing of outside powers, including the European Union and United States.