September 23, 2011

How Abbas' UN Gambit Empowered Hamas

Efraim Halevy, The New Republic

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The short term benefactors of this most recent presidential intervention seems pretty clearly to be Israel. But the victory may soon prove pyrrhic. The sad truth is that the ultimate winner is likely to turn out again to be Hamas.

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TAGGED: Hamas, Palestine, Israel, Mahmoud Abbas

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