Before they were like bandits, they killed innocent people and they went to hide behind innocent women and children. Think about it now they have a goverment and adress, they can no longer dudge the resposibility. They choose to live in peace for now for that same reason. The danger is the Trojan horse in the long run. In this case the only leader (even if I'm not one of his admirers) that know how to read the Hamas intention is Bibi Nethaniahu, Ironicaly Arafat elected Bibi with the intifada, now Hamas will help elect Bibi and the cicle goes on; unless the Hamas will enter the polical arena and leave terrorism to the Iranians, they will be wiped out in 5 years.
Brazilian head of UN peacekeeping force in Haiti dies of heart attack (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinian economics min. tells world to give Hamas chance