Over time the PA became a tool of Israel which Israel used against the Palestinian people. More recently, Abbas finally understood that cooperation with Israel was a one way street and that street benefitted only Israel. With this, Abbas distanced himself from Israel, making the PA essentially useless. The Palestinians need to hold their own elections and the world, incluuding Hamas and Iran and Israel and America should deal with whoever wins the elections.
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from the article: UN envoy: Israel must take Abbas threats to dismantle PA seriously