Why is Israel ignoring the next Palestinian president? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Robert Firestone
    • 27.12.12 | 02:27 (IST)

    If Bargouti is more popular than Hamas, it is because he is viewed by the Arabs populating the West Bank and Gaza as antithetical to Israel's existence and more dangerous than Hamas. Therefore, unless Israel is suicidal, why would it ever want to let him out of prison?

    from the article: Why is Israel ignoring the next Palestinian president?
    First published 22:53 26.12.12 | Last updated 22:53 26.12.12
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