Is dealing with Hamas "worth it?" I have to agree with Tom Segev that the real "authority" in the Palestinian Authority is Hamas. Mahmoud Abbas is old and is being "propped up" by President George W. Bush for the time being. What happens when Mahmoud Abbas goes? Who takes over? A repeat of what happened in Gaza? I agree with Tom Segev that we had a nice summer.
Three homemade bombs in Egypt's Alexandria wound two (AP)
from the article: Heading to December