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خلق الحوار. التأثير على السياسة.

Generating Dialogue. Impacting Policy.

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Defying Stereotypes, New Poll Shows Gazans More Moderate than West Bankers

David Pollock

The latest survey conducted by the Palestine Center for Public Opinion, June 27-July 15, 2019, indisputably confirms this highly counter-intuitive finding from other recent polls: on many issues related to Israel, the two million Palestinians in Gaza actually voice significantly more moderate opinions than do the roughly equal Palestinian population of the West Bank.

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Algeria: Between Radical Change and Superficial Reform

Zine Labidine Ghebouli

Since February 22, Algeria has been witnessing what has been described as the largest political movement since its independence in 1962. Over the past four months, this popular movement has been able to force changes that most political analysts previously thought to be unachievable in a country such as Algeria.