July 20, 2014

Mideast Crisis: A Pox on All Their Houses

Hussein Ibish, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Neither Israel nor Hamas can win in Gaza, but the biggest loser is the Palestinian Authority.

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TAGGED: Israel, Gaza, Hamas, Middle East, Palestinian Authority, Palestine

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