February 8, 2012

A Most Cynical Palestinian 'Union'

Amir Taheri, New York Post

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Israel should be concerned, because the Palestinian accord may serve as a device for making Hamas acceptable to the outside world.

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TAGGED: Israel, Palestinians, Hamas, Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, Fatah


One of the least-noticed consequences of the Arab Spring might be called the “mainstreaming of Hamas.”  The chief of the Palestinian party and militia, which the West knows chiefly for its suicide attacks on Israel, has... more ››
February 8, 2012
Palestine Must Choose: Unity or Peace?
Jerusalem Post
So long as Hamas continues to hold to its commitment to violent struggle, refuses to recognize Israel and rejects past peace agreements, it will be impossible to develop formal ties with Hamas - or with a Palestinian... more ››
February 8, 2012
Moves Toward a Palestinian Spring
Sydney Morning Herald
The potential benefits for the peace process of a unified Palestinian voice are obvious. Incoherence plays into the hands of those opposed to a national homeland for this long stateless people. more ››
January 31, 2012
Hamas Hasn't Been Hurt by Syria's Fall
Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post
Commentators claim that Turkey’s sponsorship of Hamas was necessitated by Iran’s abandonment of the terror group. Iran, it is claimed, cut Hamas off in August due to the Palestinian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood’s... more ››
January 30, 2012
Arab Spring May Benefit Israel
Jonathan Schanzer, Jerusalem Post
To be sure, the Great Arab Revolt could still produce regimes that threaten Israel. But not yet. more ››