The Micah Report Columns Thoughts Predictions About Micah Archives Contact
The Micah Report

« Biden Sanctions Russia | Main | US Displeased w Israeli Attacks »

PA Elections- Maybe?
By Micah Halpern

Friday April 16, 2021
I've Been Thinking:

Elections for the Palestinian legislature are scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 22nd.

Presidential elections are scheduled for July 31.

Polls are telling us that Fatah, the ruling party of the Palestinian Authority and the PLO, is having a difficult time getting a majority or - even a plurality.
Because of these polls, I anticipate that the elections will be postponed or even cancelled.

The Palestinians will blame it on Israel. They will claim that because Israel is not permitting Palestinians residing in Jerusalem to vote, they cannot hold a true election.

That of course is simply a smoke screen. It is a contrived excuse to save Fatah, with Abbas at its head, the embarrassment of losing. It really is a big deal. Losing this election would not just be an embarrassment losing would mean the end of the Palestinian Authority and the end of Fatah as we know it.

In the meantime there are several parties that are contenders in this election.
They include Fatah and Fatah breakoffs - but Hamas is a contender as well.

If the elections take place there will be serious changes within the PA, if not a total implosion. The situation could certainly devolve into armed battle between factions.

Read my latest book THUGS. It's easy. Just click.
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=halpern%2C+micah

To reprint my essays contact sales (at) www.featurewell.com
Follow MicahHalpern on Twitter

18 April 2021 04:09 PM in Thoughts


Trackback Pings

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://micahhalpern.com/mt2x/mt-tb.cgi/5610

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference PA Elections- Maybe?:

» one casino from one casino
The Micah Report [Read More]

Tracked on April 17, 2021 03:03 AM

» Smart home singapore from Smart home singapore
The Micah Report [Read More]

Tracked on April 18, 2021 12:19 PM

Comments


Post a comment


Powered by Movable Type     Site design by Sekimori