The enemy Israel and Hamas once shared

Until now, the one goal Israel and Hamas shared was preventing a Hamas-PA reconciliation. Wednesday’s reunification announcement indicates that Hamas has changed its game plan. The question is, will Netanyahu change his?

By DAVID HARRIS-GERSHON
April 28, 2011 21:40
4 minute read.
Mahmoud Abbas and Ismail Haniyeh

Haniyeh and Abbas waving 521. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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