Poll: Most Palestinians Still Seek to Rule All of Historical Palestine, including Israel

(Washington Institute for Near East Policy) David Pollock - 66% of West Bank Palestinians and 56% of Gazans say the top Palestinian priority in the coming five years should be regaining all of historical Palestine for the Palestinians, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, according to a Palestinian public opinion poll conducted between Jan. 23-Feb. 11, 2020. Achieving a two-state solution was supported by 14% of West Bankers and 31% of Gazans. 11% of West Bankers and 9% of Gazans supported a one-state solution for Arabs and Jews. Among non-Arab regional actors, Turkish President Erdogan received 64% approval in the West Bank and 74% in Gaza. Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei received a "somewhat" positive view from just 12% of West Bankers and 33% of Gazans. Hizbullah earned positive reviews from 35% of West Bankers and 59% of Gazans.

2020-03-09 00:00:00

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