13 Sep
Hamas divided, and a political choice | openDemocracy
By Nathan Thrall 
For Hamas, the Arab uprisings have been both a blessing and a curse. They have raised tensions with Syria and Iran, the movement’s largest backers, while strengthening ties with United States allies such as Egypt, Qatar and Turkey. The Arab uprisings have also deepened internal contradictions and rifts among the Palestinian Islamist movement’s varied constituencies.
FULL ARTICLE (openDemocracy)
Photo: David Masters/Flickr

Hamas divided, and a political choice | openDemocracy

By Nathan Thrall 

For Hamas, the Arab uprisings have been both a blessing and a curse. They have raised tensions with Syria and Iran, the movement’s largest backers, while strengthening ties with United States allies such as Egypt, Qatar and Turkey. The Arab uprisings have also deepened internal contradictions and rifts among the Palestinian Islamist movement’s varied constituencies.

FULL ARTICLE (openDemocracy)

Photo: David Masters/Flickr

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