it is not possible for president Abbas to succeed as long as he gains his power from the Israelis and the Americans. the around him of the palestinian officials now care about how to use him to fill their pockets of the american dollars. the time the people get fed up with leaders incapable of acheiving the minimum of what is demanded, such officials with expensive suits and ties will be the first to leave him alone. regarding Israel's support to him, it will not last for ever.
About 2,000 demonstrators protest 'occupation policy and fascist settlers' in Nazareth (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas' only chance