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Abbas Appoints New Chief For Palestinian Security

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas yesterday appointed a new head of a powerful agency in charge of reining in Palestinian militants, his latest step in meeting US and Israeli demands to reform his security forces. The new Preventive Security Service chief, Rashid Abu Shbak, 50, was commander of the service’s Gaza branch for two years and spent 17 years in Israeli jails. His appointment follows a pattern of clearing away the late Yasser Arafat’s top allies and installing a fresh leadership.Full Story

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