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Abbas, Cornered by Israeli Annexation, Opts for ‘Judgment Day’ Scenario; News Analysis

May 20, 2020 - The New York Times

The Palestinian leader has promoted security cooperation with Israel in his quest for a Palestinian state. That strategy may have hit a dead end.

The Palestinian leader has promoted security cooperation with Israel in his quest for a Palestinian state. That strategy may have hit a dead end.

JERUSALEM — Tuesday night, for most Palestinian Muslims, was the Night of Destiny, commemorating the revelation of the first verses of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.

For Mahmoud Abbas,...