Internal Rift Rattles Abbas' Fatah (Yet Again)

Forget Obama and the framework peace agreement, forget about reconciliation with Hamas; the big story is antagonism within the PLO, which is supposed to be leading Palestinians to peace.

Last Wednesday, while Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was calling for an occupation of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian television saw fit to broadcast a long-winded speech by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in which he verbally attacked Mahmoud Dahlan and his supporters in the Fatah movement in terms unprecedented even in the long history of mutual attacks between the two....