Embattled Gaza: a Propaganda Coup for Hamas

Ghitis, Frida
January 2008
World Politics Review (19446284);1/24/2008, p1
In this article, the author criticizes Hamas for launching attacks against Israel. The author blames the Palestinian organization for the move of the Israeli government to tighten the borders and suspend non-essential humanitarian deliveries to Gaza. She defends the Israeli government by arguing that it is just protecting its people. She also notes that even the manager of the Arab network Al-Arabiyah criticized Hamas for creating the crisis.


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