What if Mandela were Palestinian?
It's tempting - but misguided - to think that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be resolved by a savior figure like Mandela.
Since the passing away of Nelson Mandela, eulogies glorifying the great man have been circulating around the globe – some heartfelt, others opportunistic; some genuine, others hypocritical.
Despite his imperfections, Nelson Mandela was one of the few leaders – perhaps the only one – in the 20th century who succeeded both as a revolutionary and a statesman.
My intention here...