September 20, 2011

Hamas the Likely Winner of Palestinian UN Vote

The Australian, The Australian

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has embarked on a perilous and potentially self-destructive course by seeking a UN vote on statehood. It is a tactic that will do nothing to create an independent Palestinian state; rather, it will impede progress towards that goal, set back peace hopes and open up opportunities for the Hamas terrorist movement.

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TAGGED: Mahmoud Abbas, Palestine, Israel, Hamas

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