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Gaza conflict sidelines Abbas, but U.S. still betting on Palestinian leader

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas meets with the central committee of the Fatah movement in Ramallah, West Bank, July 13, 2014. (Photo: Thaer Ghanaim/Palestinian Press Office via Getty Images)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas meets with the central committee of the Fatah movement in Ramallah, West Bank, July 13, 2014. (Photo: Thaer Ghanaim/Palestinian Press Office via Getty Images)

(JTA) – Mahmoud Abbas has been sitting on the sidelines of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, with little influence over its outcome. [Read more…]

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