In the wake of Egypt, the Palestinian Authority reshuffles its leadership

February 15, 2011

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Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (left) submits his government's resignation to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

The events in Egypt have reverberated in an interesting way for the Palestinian Authority. They’ve reshuffled their cabinet and called for new elections sometime in September. We’ll speak with Ali Abunimah, co- founder of the Electronic Intifada website. He was among a group of people picked by al-Jazeera to get an advanced look at the "Palestine Papers", 1,600 confidential documents from the Palestinian Authority detailing Middle East Peace Process meetings over the last 10 years.