Your email is not valid
Recipient's email is not valid
Submit Close

Your email has been sent.

Click here to send another


Hats in the Ring

Today on Tablet

Print Email

Matthew Kalman has an important look today in Tablet Magazine at who could succeed, or at least run to succeed, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should the aging leader decide not to run for re-election in September, when he has next called for elections. The potential presidents come with their own caveats (Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is not a member of Fatah; security head Muhammad Dahlan was defeated by Hamas in Gaza in 2007; the popular Marwan Barghouti is serving five consecutive life terms in an Israeli prison), but if they present alternatives to Abbas, the real alternative, especially now that the P.A. has lost the crucial patronage of Hosni Mubarak, is Hamas.

After Abbas

Print Email

Your comment may be no longer than 2,000 characters, approximately 400 words. HTML tags are not permitted, nor are more than two URLs per comment. We reserve the right to delete inappropriate comments.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.

Hats in the Ring

Today on Tablet

More on Tablet:

11 Non-Jewish Celebrities—and 2 Jewish Ones—Show Off Their Hebrew Tattoos

By Marjorie Ingall — You don’t have to be Jewish to sport Hebrew ink. But some of these stars should have thought twice before going under the needle.