Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to walk away from agreements with Israel and the United States, but it's not clear what that would mean in practice.
Omar H. Rahman is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, where he is writing a book on Palestinian fragmentation in the post-Oslo era. Rahman is a writer, analyst, and multimedia journalist specializing in Middle East politics and American foreign policy. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, PBS NewsHour, VICE, Quartz, The National, Al Jazeera English, and World Politics Review, among others.
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The paralysis of Palestinian politics is preventing an effective response to the new peace plan.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.