Anyhow, what difference it makes? Does this interpretation justify Hamas´acts? If this is true, anyway, each violent act of Hamas is an ACT OF WAR and each act of a foreign country backing the violent acts of Hamas is also an ACT OF WAR against Israel.
Pakistan: Suicide bomber attacks tribal police, killing 4 (Reuters)
from the article: Turkey's Erdogan: Hamas is a political party, not a terrorist group