May 8, 2011

The End of the 'Peace Process'

Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations

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The agreement between Fatah and Hamas marks the end of a long period of cooperation and negotiation between Israelis and Palestinians.

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TAGGED: Khaled Meshaal, Palestinian Authority, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Mahmoud Abbas, Fatah, Hamas, Palestine, Israel

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