The US and EU will have to play ball with Hamas if they want it to turn peaceful - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rammer
    • 19.10.11 | 00:28 (IST)

    Or alternatively enable Abbas to pull the two-state solution, in which case Hamas will have to change. But if the US and EU do neither, I don't see why Hamas would bother to change, particularly since the US and EU are now in such a sad condition and appear destined to stay that way for the long term.

    from the article: Hamas leader: Shalit deal turning point in struggle against Israel
    First published 22:19 18.10.11 | Last updated 22:19 18.10.11
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