TITLE

Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

AUTHOR(S)
Feffer, John
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;7/16/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the move of the Palestinians of Gaza to vote for the wrong party in 2006. Topics covered include their support for Hamas, implications of their move for Israel and the U.S. and the opposition of the Israeli government to Hamas. Also mentioned is the association of Hamas political party with terrorists.
ACCESSION #
97093434

 

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