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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (Richard Drew/AP)
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (Richard Drew/AP)
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There is no clear successor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Ghaith al-Omari, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Neri Zilber, a journalist and an adjunct fellow also at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy tell Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson what this means for stability in the region and for the peace process.

Guests

  • Ghaith al-Omari, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and former adviser to the Palestinian peace negotiation team. He tweets @ghalomari.
  • Neri Zilber, journalist and adjunct fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He tweets @nerizilber.

This segment aired on June 4, 2015.

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