Arab World's Silence over Terror Attacks in Israel Shows Lack of Support for Palestinians

(Israel Hayom) Prof. Eyal Zisser - The Arab world's silence during the recent wave of terrorism in Israel represents a certain lack of support for the Palestinians. In the past, the slightest of incidents would have been enough to see masses take to the streets. Arab media has also marginalized the story, with the exception of Qatar-based Al Jazeera. In the Arab world no one has the time or the energy for yet another round of Palestinian unrest. Both Egypt and Jordan are trying to defuse the situation and convince the Palestinians to shelve the issue. The writer is former director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University.

2015-10-29 00:00:00

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