Palestinian Authority Clamps Down on Militants, but Israel Turns a Blind Eye

Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff return with their newly relaunched blog to explore the Mideast conflict, primarily from a security-diplomatic perspective; in his latest post, Issacharoff discusses why it is easier for Israel to claim there is 'no partner' even as the PA takes significant steps against insurgents.

There's hardly an Israeli or a Palestinian who doesn't know the name Zakaria Zubeidi. For Palestinians, especially within Jenin's refugee camp, Zubeidi,...