Sunday, January 29, 2006

A prescient piece on Hamas

Opinions: 'The rise of Hamas' by Alastair Crooke Prospect Magazine February 2006 issue 119: "If free and reasonably fair parliamentary elections have gone ahead as scheduled at the end of January in the Palestinian territories, we are likely to witness a profound shift in power. The radical younger Fatah generation of the intifadas, represented by the imprisoned Marwan Barghouti, will soon be sitting beside Hamas in a 'militant' Palestinian parliament. "

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