When Israel unilaterally pulled out of Gaza, did it assist or facilitate Fatah and the PA in securing control of Gaza? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Not A Coincidence
    • 11.06.14 | 08:24 (IDT)

    The answer is no. In fact, just prior to the Gaza pullout, Israel attacked the logistical and transportation infrastructure of Fatah, the PA, and the PLO. This effectively PREVENTED Fatah and the PA from gaining power in Gaza. In the vacuum, Hamas rose to power, and it has constituted an effective roadblock against Israel's Road Map obligations to stop settlement construction ever since.

    from the article: 'A boycott on institutions is a good thing for Israelis'
    First published 15:00 05.06.14 | Last updated 15:00 05.06.14
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