TITLE

How to Handle Hamas

AUTHOR(S)
Byman, Daniel
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
In this article the author considers Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist organization, noting that it is an important factor in Israel's security and in Palestinian politics. Despite these factors Hamas is shunned by the international community. The author suggests that Israel ease its siege of the Gaza Strip in an effort to win concessions from Hamas. According to the article Israel and the international community could exploit weaknesses within Hamas to prevent the organization from undermining peace negotiations in the region.
ACCESSION #
52957809

 

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