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    • JJ Doyle
    • 08.05.06 | 05:17 (IDT)

    Hamas demands that it be simultaneously treated as a responsible government, and as an outlaw resistance group. The international community is correct to force them to choose, one or the other. The UK government lives up to all agreements signed by Margaret Thatcher, whether Tony Blair likes her or not. Not a complicated concept. Hamas vs Fatah is identical to Nasserist vs Muslim Brotherhood. This is an intra-Arab struggle, having little to do with Israel.

    from the article: World Bank says underestimated depth of Palestinian crisis
    First published 00:00 07.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 08.05.06
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