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The One-State Solution and Rebuilding the Palestinian National Movement: An Interview with Awad Abdel Fattah (Part Two)
[This is the second installment of a two-part interview. Part One was also published on Jadaliyya on 16 November 2012.] Jonathan Cook (JC): So what is the most effective role Palestinian citizens can play in Israeli politics, assuming that a Jewish state will always exclude them from the centers of power? Awad Abdel Fattah (AAF): Our traditional strength derived from the fact that we, as a community, survived the ethnic cleansing of 1948 [the nakba]. We ...Keep Reading »
The One-State Solution and Rebuilding the Palestinian National Movement: An Interview with Awad Abdel Fattah (Part One)
[This is the first installment of a two-part interview. Part Two was also published on Jadaliyya on 16 November 2012.] The following interview was conducted in Nazareth with Awad Abdel Fattah, secretary general of the National Democratic Assembly party. The NDA (Al-Tajamoa in Arabic, and Balad in Hebrew) is one of three parties in the Israeli parliament representing Israel’s Palestinian minority, which numbers 1.4 million and comprises nearly a fifth of the country’s ...Keep Reading »
Jonathan Cook is a writer and journalist based in Nazareth, Israel. He is the 2011 winner of the Martha Gellhorn Special Prize for Journalism. His latest books are "Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East" (Pluto Press) and "Disappearing Palestine: Israel's Experiments in Human Despair" (Zed Books). His website is www.jonathan-cook.net
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