04/04/2007 Article

Hamas as a Revolutionary Movement

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood, Political Islam


Palestine Internationalist, March, 2007 There is a perhaps apocryphal — if symbolic story — of the appearance of Hamas leader Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi at the

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13/03/2007 News

Reviewing Hamas’s First Year in Government

Tags: Bush Administration, Hamas

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Since Hamas achieved a stunning victory in the Palestinian parliamentary elections in January 2006, Conflicts Forum has been closely monitoring the subsequent shifts in the

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05/03/2007 Article

How the Saudis Stole a March on the US

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Bush Administration, Diplomacy, Fatah, Hamas, Mecca Agreement, Middle East, Palestinians, Saudi Arabia

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Asia Times, March 5, 2007 Palestinian Authority advisers Saeb Erakat and Yasser Abed Rabbo arrived in Washington at the beginning of February confused and uncertain.

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04/03/2007 Article

From Rebel Movement to Political Party: The Case of the Islamic Resistance Movement

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Bush Administration, Ceasefires, Fatah, Hamas, Intifada, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians, Political Islam


The view held by many in the West that transformation from an armed resistance movement to political party should be linear, should be preceded by

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13/02/2007 Interview

The US Campaign to Topple the Palestinian Government

Tags: Bush Administration, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians

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Al Jazeera interview with Alastair Crooke, January 24, 2007 “…to say that this person is moderate and therefore they are legitimate and other people therefore

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08/02/2007 Article

Stoking the Fire

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Bush Administration, Democracy, Hamas, Palestinians

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Bitterlemons, February 8, 2007 Before Judas’ betrayal, the Lydian historian Pausanius tells us, there was Antenor’s ancient treason. Antenor was the soldier who convinced King

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