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    • David Hoffman
    • 02.12.07 | 12:31 (IST)

    If you conduct your politics on the basis of managing everyday life in a reasonable way, you don't go making a military coup which further exacerbates the division in your people as Hamas did. Thus the way forward to one PA with Hamas is Abu-Mazen's way, by acknowledging the mistake and reversing the coup. This is doubtful. What is more likely is the development of two Palestinian authorities in the two regions. A lot is being invested in the American/British sponsorship of a West Bank Palestinian Authority that looks like it can be a peace partner, and it doesn't look like the American role in the world is ending any time soon.

    from the article: One PA - with Hamas
    First published 00:00 02.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 02.12.07
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