Analysis No Reconciliation in Sight: Abbas’ Team Is Unenthused by Hamas’ New Leadership

The new lineup strengthens the hawks in Hamas, especially the military wing. Ismail Haniyeh will have to prove he's a leader of the Palestinians, not a militia chief

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The selection of Ismail Haniyeh as Hamas’ new political chief caps a long process of internal elections and reorganization that includes the crowning of militant commander Yahya Sinwar as the group’s head in...