Who will decide for Hamas?
With outgoing Hamas diplomatic bureau chief still involved in the effort to achieve cease-fire with Israel, it remains unclear to what extent Egypt's Morsi will be calling the shots, despite the significant leverage he exerts.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi spoke to Hamas' prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh, for 20 minutes yesterday and briefed him on talks being conducted in Egypt in an effort to achieve a cease-fire with Israel. But why did Morsi have to brief the Hamas leader when Khaled Meshal, the Hamas political bureau chief, is in Cairo in talks on Hamas' behalf? Is Meshal, who last month announced that he would not run for...
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