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    • Bob
    • 27.01.06 | 01:06 (IST)

    while it earlier wasn't in Israels interest to have a strong palestinian govt (easier to claim 'no negotiating partner') thus easier to act unilaterally, israel captured/military court sentenced/jailed the only strong (moderate) candidate that would have strong public support among the palestinians, in hindsight maybe it was a mistake?

    from the article: Palestinian economics min. tells world to give Hamas chance
    First published 00:00 26.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 26.01.06
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