Palestinian territories

Conflict

'The Third Intifada...will be a kind of personal one'

The violence in the Middle East right now is personal, Palestinian to Israeli. And it's spreading, especially among Palestinian youth, but also Israeli vigilantes. Martin Indyk, former US ambassador to Israel, says it may not be too early to talk about the third intifada.

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Global Politics

The State of the Palestinian Economy

At first glance, the Palestinian economy appears to be booming: People are out on the streets, and small shops are packed. But the territory is under Israeli military control, and heavily dependent upon international aid.