Palestinian Attitudes

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Two surveys of the attitudes of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza and a recent visit to the West Bank suggest widespread dissatisfaction with the PA and Palestinian leaders; a certain pragmatism in terms of relations with Israel in the short term; and a strong desire to live elsewhere.

Egypt: public security

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Egypt: numerous deaths in clashes with police. Northern Sinai insurgency, resistance to oppressive government, an attack in a tourist resort.

Editor’s note

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Arab Digest is taking a summer break. We expect our next posting to be on Monday 17 July.