July 6, 2011

Can the Hamas-Fatah Partnership Last?

Chatham House, Chatham House

AP Photo

Cairo's Muchabarat, the intelligence headquarters, appeared to be a fitting venue for a Palestinian and an Egyptian diplomatic triumph. Inside its modern façade the two major Palestinian movements, plus other political factions and some independents, signed a Unity Agreement in mid-2011 that may - or may not - end five years of unremitting hostility and intermittent internecine warfare.

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TAGGED: Fatah, Hamas, Egypt, CAIRO

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