Media Palispins a Poll
by Simon Plosker:
An important press conference took place in Jerusalem last week, with the release of a poll of Palestinian attitudes commissioned by The Israel Project. The findings presented a very mixed bag, some positive and others extremely disturbing.
There were some positives to be taken from the poll such as a majority of Palestinians favoring direct negotiations over violence and a drop in support for Hamas.
However, the poll results also point to a clear problem in how Palestinians perceive the concept of peace with Israel and back up concerns that continuing Palestinian incitement and the failure to recognize Israel’s legitimacy are major obstacles to peace and potentially at the heart of the conflict.
As the Jerusalem Post reports:
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