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    • Shimon Z. Klein
    • 14.04.05 | 14:25 (IDT)

    Israel cannot get rid of Hamas, nor can Hamas get rid of Israel. However, if Hamas wins the elections in July and defeats Abu Mazen, there is a strong possibility that their leadership will become pragmatic and recognize Israel's right to exist. This will mean that Hamas will change its tactics in order to serve its Palestinian supporters. Hamas will have to involve itself in nation building which is incompatible with violence. Sheik Hassan Yousef gives some hint of that according to the article.

    from the article: Hamas leader: You can't get rid of us
    First published 00:00 14.04.05 | Last updated 00:00 14.04.05
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