July 16, 2014

Hamas' Suicidal Tendencies

Tom Rogan, National Review

The Associated Press

Were Hamas to accept serious compromise with Israel, by embracing the peace process, it would fracture and empower its increasingly powerful rival, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. So instead, Hamas pushes on in an endless war against Israel and reality — risking its destruction all the same.

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TAGGED: Gaza, Israel, Hamas


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