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    • yonatan silverman
    • 08.11.11 | 06:15 (IST)

    what will the Hamas terrorist leaders say if they win the Palestinian Authority elections again – in the spring? If Abbas resigns, who will take his place as a strong Palestinian leader ostensibly interested in peace with Israel? Hamas eliminated its Fatah rivals in cold blood during the 2007 Gaza coup. So that’s one scenario that won’t repeat itself. But the Palestinian Authority’s power in the West Bank isn’t exactly written in stone. A Hamas victory in the spring elections will raise their flag threateningly over the West Bank Palestinian population. The unity government will be a Hamas unity government. Hamas’s sights will be focused on extending their Islamic regime to the West Bank as well as Gaza – in which case the writing is on the wall – the threat of missiles from the West Bank into the center of Israel. Hamas means Israel only ill. Their victory in the expected Palestinian elections will be another nail in the coffin for Palestinian Israeli peace. And another feather in the Iranian Islamofascist hat.

    from the article: Report: Palestinian President to press Hamas to hold elections in May
    First published 01:44 08.11.11 | Last updated 01:44 08.11.11
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