Security Sector Reform in the Arab Countries: The Case of Palestine

The security institution is viewed by the Palestinian public, civil society organizations including political parties, the private sector and the media, not to mention Israel and the international community, as a failure in protecting the foundations of a Palestinian democratic system. This paper intends to shed light on the reasons and factors leading to this conclusion.

The views represented in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arab Reform Initiative, its staff, or its board.