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Why the Palestinian Unity Government Won't Cut It for Israel

World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, politics, Palestinians, Palestinian unity, society, humanrights, news )

- 1451 days ago -
The new Palestinian government announced today incorporates Hamas, giving the militant group far greater sway in a territory that comes within 11 miles of Tel Aviv.

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 5:38 am
Perhaps holding power will make them more accountable.

Beth Nipper (70)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 10:04 am
Noted and shared. ty.

Stephen Brian (23)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 10:53 pm
Technocrats not formally affiliated with either party? I'll have to think about that one for a while. They might not be as loyal to Hamas as is assumed. On the other hand, should peace actually become a possibility, that unity-government will implode anyways.

Debra G (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 11:42 pm
Who knows what it will all mean? Infighting, lies, handwringing, a few killings...and so it goes. Good luck.

Stan B (123)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 12:41 am
" Palestinian Unity." Now there's an oxymoron.
Spot on Debra.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 1:07 am
I don't think it will be before long when they will end up fighting each other all over again. It does not bode well for peace in the region.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 4:20 am
Noted. But I think there will be another war there now.

Justin Vale (13)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 10:04 am
of course it won't. hamas ideals will spread thru out the west bank and infect a whole new and younger generation of palestinians.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 1:02 pm
Noted, thanks

. (0)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 2:48 pm
Why would Israel be in favor of this? The word Hamas will always send up a red flag.

reft h (66)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 3:12 pm
thanks for the article

David B (29)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 8:41 pm
"Hamas will always send up a red flag."... Just another brainwashed American 'patriot'?

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 1:33 am
Thanke you.

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 8:21 pm
Seeing red flag when it is there does not make one a "r brainwashed American 'patriot'", David.

Not seeing the red flag when it is there does make one a deranged, or hallucinating, individual.

David B (29)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 8:25 pm
The red flag is flying in Israel Bob... There are none so blind as those who refuse to see the truth.

Marilyn K (50)
Monday June 9, 2014, 8:12 am
Unfortunately, it will never end!
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