Blinded by a two-state idealism Palestinians themselves no longer consider realistic, Palestine has become a European project that won't achieve justice
Björn Brenner is a lecturer at the Swedish Defence University in Stockholm and a visiting fellow at Institut français du Proche-Orient in Amman, Jordan. He has conducted extensive field research in Syria, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza. His latest book Gaza Under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance was recently published by I.B.Tauris. Follow him on Twitter: @bjornbrenner
The revisions to Hamas’ infamously anti-Semitic and pro-violence founding document is unprecedented evidence that even an extremist organization is capable of change.