Deep divisions and institutional decay on the Palestinian side remain the most daunting obstacles to peace, Nathan J. Brown concludes in a web commentary. Ongoing Palestinian unity talks brokered by Egypt have little chance of success without a significant international push.
Read: Nathan J. Brown, “Can Cairo Reassemble Palestine?”, Carnegie Endowment, web commentary, 4 November 2008, http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/cairo_palestine.pdf