Will Marwan Barghouti be the Next Palestinian President?

Palestinian children hold a poster depicting jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti. Photo credit: REUTERS

The first thing one sees after crossing the Qalandiya checkpoint from Jerusalem en route to Ramallah is a huge mural of Marwan Barghouti, the imprisoned Fatah leader who is seen by many Palestinians as the successor to Mahmoud Abbas. Next to Barghouti’s portrait is that of the late Yasser Arafat. Placing these two figures together […]