Why not make the Hamas charter irrelevant? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joseph Blough
    • 04.05.11 | 05:54 (IDT)

    I doubt that Hamas will never change its view, but Israel could easily make Hamas irrelevant by helping president Abbas achieve Palestinian statehood, thus destroying the support for Hamas that the occupation foments I could really care less what Hamas writes in its charter any more than I care what the extremist settler rabbis have to say; what matters is taking the steps to ensure that the moderates on both sides prevail over extremists. Unfortunately its seems that Netanyahu and his coalition are doing everything they can to head in the opposite direction.

    from the article: Israel Foreign Ministry views Hamas-Fatah deal differently than Netanyahu
    First published 01:06 04.05.11 | Last updated 01:06 04.05.11
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