On the margin (Mideast Monitor)

MDC Principal Research Fellow Bruce Maddy-Weitzman argues that the Palestinian issue is just one of many on the crowded agenda of Mideast governments and nowhere near the top of their priorities.

Nearly five years have passed since a frustrated young vendor in a dusty Tunisian provincial town set himself ablaze and ignited, however improbably, the upheavals that continue to reverberate throughout the region and beyond. One result was the further marginalization of the Palestinian issue, regionally and internationally, to the great frustration of the Palestinians. Click the "Download PDF" link above to read the full article.