Nathan Stock

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Nathan Stock is a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute specializing in Palestinian politics and the Gaza Strip. Before joining MEI, he spent nine years in the Carter Center’s conflict resolution department, covering Israel/Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Stock has lived and worked in Gaza, Jerusalem, Afghanistan, and China.

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Foreign Policy Essay

Renew Palestinian Democracy to Avert a Succession Crisis

Editor’s Note: It's always hard to be optimistic about anything involving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute today, and if anything, things are likely to get worse. Palestinian leadership is one particular problem. Nathan Stock of the Middle East Institute argues that succession after the death of 83-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to be messy, with always-fractious Palestinian politics getting even more hostile and a two-state solution even further away.