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Friday, January 15, 2016

Why the West Bank refugee camps refuse to join the Third Intifada

In Jenin and Balata, they’re waiting for a one-state solution… or for Islamic State.
Tayseer Nasrallah’s friend, Abu Khalaf, sits nearby and listens. A former wanted man, he was shot 11 times by Israeli troops. After he was wounded and captured, he served a 10-year prison sentence in Israel. “The two-state solution has been dead for some time,” he tells us. “When the time comes, there will be one state here.”
 
“Israel doesn’t understand,” Nasrallah says. “There is extremism on the Palestinian side, and because all hope has been lost, the Islamic State will get to us, too, in the end. (READ MORE)