[Marxism] New Palestinian Poll Shows Hardline Views, But Some Pragmatism Too

Joseph Catron jncatron at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 11:25:30 MDT 2014

"A reliable new West Bank/Gaza public opinion survey conducted on June
15-17 -- the only such poll since the current kidnapping crisis began
-- shows that Palestinian popular attitudes have hardened considerably
on long-term issues of peace with Israel. Commissioned by The
Washington Institute and conducted by a leading Palestinian pollster,
the poll comprised face-to-face interviews with a standard random
geographic probability sample of 1,200 adult Palestinians, yielding
results with a 3% statistical margin of error. The responses indicate
that fewer than 30% of Palestinians now support a 'two-state
solution': a West Bank/Gaza Palestinian state in lasting peace with
Israel. At the same time, some surprising signs of short-term
pragmatism emerged -- especially, and even more surprisingly, in


"Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure
mægen lytlað."

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