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Unwritten history

The challenges of writing Palestinian history reflect the larger challenges facing the Palestinians' quest for statehood

A Palestinian identity card, dated 1946, during the period of the British Mandate.
By Rashid Khalidi
October 1, 2006

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AS I WRITE, with rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah unable to agree on the fundamental basis for a new coalition government, and with the devastating effects of the Israeli and international boycott provoked by Hamas's victory in last January's elections, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Gaza Strip appears to be tottering. Whether it survives or not, ... (Full article: 1780 words)

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