THE ISRAELI VIEWPOINT
It could happen –
The vast majority of both peoples would lose out.
The current Likud-led Israeli government would do everything possible to avoid assuming responsibility for administering the West Bank, lest it be faulted for destroying the peace process that created the PA and which the Likud is at least nominally pledged to maintain. Nor would it wish to resume the financial and security burden of running West Bank Palestinian affairs, as in the pre-Oslo era.
New political opportunities? –
bY Amnon Lord
Eventually, it would become clear that the same problems have to be negotiated, only with a new partner. Or perhaps an old one.
Without a remedy, it is Possible
– Ghassan Khatib
There are four factors that suggest the Palestinian Authority is in danger of collapsing.
an interview with Samir Abdullah
We are seeing new Israeli politicians who feel that it is better not to have the Palestinian Authority.