Palestinians may be on verge of charting new political path

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - AUGUST 7: In this handout image supplied by the office of the Palestinian president, King Abdullah II of Jordan is greeted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during his visit on August 7, 2017 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Photo by PPO via Getty Images)
At a time of political indecisiveness and the absence of a vision or agreed-upon strategy, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is seriously considering calling a full session of the Palestinian National Council (PNC), its decision-making body. At an Aug. 9 meeting, Fatah’s Central Committee recommended convening the PNC “with the participation of all parties,” a clear reference to Hamas. Such a session could bring new blood to the organization.
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