Dr. Jonathan Schanzer

Jonathan Schanzer

Dr. Jonathan Schanzer is senior vice president for research at FDD, where he oversees the work of the organization’s experts and scholars. He is also on the leadership team of FDD’s Center on Economic and Financial Power, a project on the use of financial and economic power as a tool of statecraft. Jonathan previously worked as a terrorism finance analyst at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he played an integral role in the designation of numerous terrorist financiers. He has held previous think tank research positions at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Middle East Forum. Jonathan has written hundreds of articles on the Middle East, along with more than a dozen monographs and chapters for edited volumes. His three books have made unique contributions to the field. State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State (Palgrave Macmillan 2013) argues the main roadblock to Palestinian statehood is the Palestinian A
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An apology for Hamas

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Hamas’s corruption

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Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal [file]

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations

Mahmoud Abbas and the Arab Spring

Benjamin Netanyahu

The end of the Erekat era


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An Israeli apology may just deepen the rift with Turkey

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Fatah members, in their own divided words

Benjamin Netanyahu

Turban renewal?


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