I love you Tom, but you're not a wartime Consigliere Really with no negotiated state on the horizon, Fayyad's role became redundant. Strategically, UN recognition is much more important than a couple of months of tax revenues. The alternative is a Hamas takeover. Fayyad did a good job of rooting out corruption, but on the big political issues he's a lonely technocrat, without a power base.
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
from the article: Fayyad's resignation: The beginning of the end of the PA?