Hamas, Israel

An Assessment of Recent Hamas Declarations

The Islamist radical movement Hamas – designated a terrorist organization by Canada, Japan, the United States, European Union and Israel – made headlines that it is in favor of “non-violent, popular resistance.”  On December 17, Fatah leader Mohammed Shtayyeh declared that Hamas has decided to renounce violence and will embrace the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Continue reading “An Assessment of Recent Hamas Declarations”