Eyeing West Bank, Israel sets sights on PA

The frequent arrest campaigns Israel launched in West Bank cities and its incursions into the Palestinian government installations is also another facet of the Israeli bids to undermine the role of the PA. Israel’s targeting of the PA’s headquarters in Ramallah not only affects the concept of sovereignty which the PA already lacks but also eliminates the prestige of its security forces there, who found themselves doing nothing on the ground but protecting Israeli interests.
The Israeli bids have one goal only: annexing the entire West Bank. Step by step, Israel has been marginalizing the PA’s role in different sectors, even as it has decided to weaken the PA’s income source by cutting its funds. It also increased its direct services to Palestinians through the coordinator, and it has almost complete control over the security side there.
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