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    • Jacob Blues
    • 25.09.07 | 04:15 (IST)

    It highlights the issue of intermingling between the various Palestinian militant groups. The argument provided by you and Tosefta was that HAMAS held to the truce it publically declared after Israel pulled out of Gaza. The truth is, all HAMAS did, was act as supplier of equipment and knowledge; an enabler for the other Palestinian groups like Islamic Jihad to continue their "acts of resistance". Yasser Arafat did the same thing in his day too. What this means is that the truce, was in fact false, and provided HAMAS with an excuse for plausible deniability. So the next time we're told that "trust HAMAS" because look, the did keep their truce, know full well, that it was a lie.

    from the article: Leading Israeli authors, intellectuals call for truce with Hamas
    First published 00:00 24.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 24.09.07
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