'In State of Failure, Jonathan Schanzer, an academic specialising in the issue of Palestine, provides a burst of bracing realism...he outlines proposals for reforms that are indispensable if the Palestinians are ever to have a state. Even in a hard-headed analyst, then, hope triumphs over experience' - Standpoint "An essential read for any policy-maker and observer who wants a clear picture of the problems within Palestinian society today" - Jerusalem Post
About the Author
Jonathan Schanzer is the vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the author of Hamas vs. Fatah. He previously worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, the Jewish Policy Center, and the Middle East Forum. Schanzer has testified before Congress and appeared on Fox News, CNN, and Arabic language television channels including al-Jazeera.