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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 16.08.10 | 04:40 (IDT)

    The same folks would get the jackboot in Israel for mounting exactly the same sort of protest. Hamas and Likud have a curious history, going back to the origins of Hamas, and extending in symmetry right up to this day. What is good for Likud is good for Hamas. Neither can survive if there was peace between Israel and Palestine. Both depend upon the hostility of the other to survive and prosper. Hamas has NEVER FAILED to act so as to ensure the victory of Likud in elections. Likud props up Hamas by it's blockade of Gaza and it's thwarting of any hope for peace amongst Palestinians. Hamas and Likud need each other, and they NEVER let the other down.

    from the article: What Hamas is really afraid of
    First published 00:41 16.08.10 | Last updated 00:41 16.08.10
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