By As'ad Ghanem
The Palestinian nationwide flow reached a dead-end and got here as regards to disintegration at the start of the current century. The fight for strength after the demise of Yasser Arafat in 2004 signaled the top of a course towards statehood ready through the Oslo Accords a decade prior to. the explanations for the failure of the move are deeply rooted in sleek Palestinian historical past. As'ad Ghanem analyzes the inner and exterior occasions that opened up because the Palestinian nationwide flow turned a "failed nationwide movement," marked by means of internecine fight and cave in, the failure to safe institution of a separate nation and attain a good peace with Israel, and the movement's declining stature in the Arab global and the foreign neighborhood.