Declassified

The Quiet Consensus Against Palestinian Democracy

No more peace at the expense of democracy? Evidently we'll have neither.

January 2006. It's been a while.

Photographer: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

It's rare these days to find anything that Hamas, the Palestinian Authority, the U.S. and Israel agree on. And yet when it comes to elections there is a quiet consensus against Palestinians choosing their leaders.  

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