long before the Hamas win. In fact, there has been no peace process since Sharon came to power. Sharon had undermined Abbas and the Palestinian moderates at every opportunity. Imagine what would have happened had Sharon allowed Abbas to present the Gaza disengagement as an negotiated achievement for moderate Palestinians rather than insisting on the unilateral nature of the decision - thus allowing Hamas to take credit for it- and showing Abbas as a weak leader who is unable to improve the lot of his people.
Turkish President Erdogan approves interim government (AP)
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