There are interacting dynamics at work. Just as Hamas is challenged to adjust to the realities inherent in wielding power, so international players adjust their own positions on Hamas to the party's responses. This is inevitable except in the lmiting case of the U.S. enjoying unquestioned authority to define the terms of reference. Meantime, the terrorist list boxes in U.S. flexibility, but recent days have revealed light between the U.S. and Israel.
The dance continues.
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