The Palestinian Authority is ruled by PLO cronies who are out of touch with the people. Peaceniks are hoping that Israel signs a peace agreement with the PA. But the PA, like Mubarak, is a repressive regime with little democratic legitimacy (it has delayed elections for years and has not allowed Hamas, which won the election, to form a government). It too may be overthrown--by Hamas, which clearly will not respect any peace agreement in the long term, as that contradicts its religious belief that the entire area of Israel is Moslem religious property (wakf).
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