The Cat is Out of the Bag - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 16.10.11 | 14:41 (IST)

    Top Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar told Army Radio on Sunday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas "negotiated with Israel for a million years and hasn't achieved a deal like this one." Hamas has used Netanyahu to prove that Abbas is nothing but a fool and only armed resistance may defeat Israel. Hamas is wrong, but it does know when it shares a mutual opportunity to join with the Israeli right to defeat the dreaded mutual enemy: Peace for Israelis and Palestinians.

    from the article: Hamas scoffs at criticism of Shalit swap: 'Abbas couldn't have secured such a deal'
    First published 10:23 16.10.11 | Last updated 10:23 16.10.11
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