why israel rejects peace with hamas - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ben
    • 21.11.11 | 01:39 (IST)

    Israel has rejected some truce offers by Hamas because it contends the group uses them to prepare for more fighting rather than peace.[60] The Atlantic magazine columnist Jeffrey Goldberg, along with other analysts, believes Hamas may be incapable of permanent reconciliation with Israel.[61][62] Mkhaimer Abusada, a political scientist at Al Azhar University writes that Hamas talks "of hudna [temporary ceasefire], not of peace or reconciliation with Israel. They believe over time they will be strong enough to liberate all historic Palestine.

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