In Muhammad Dahlan’s Ascent, a Proxy Battle for Legitimacy


by Peter Baker

November 2nd, 2016

The New York Times quotes Executive Director Yousef Munayyer

That does not mean Mr. Dahlan can rally Palestinians. Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, said Mr. Dahlan had little street credibility. “This guy is a shady character who foreign governments have looked to to do dirty work quietly, and he has often been willing,” he said.

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