15/10/2007 Publication

The Failure of the Palestinian National Unity Government and the Gaza Takeover


Tags: Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Mecca Agreement, West Bank

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A Conflicts Forum Chronology, October 15, 2007 The Failure of the National Unity Government and the Gaza Takeover: December 2005 to July 2007 is a

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14/08/2007 Article

Washington in Lebanon and Palestine: Fatal Manipulation

/ Amal Saad-Ghorayeb

Tags: Bush Administration, Gaza, Hamas, Hezbollah, Lebanon, Mecca Agreement, Middle East, Neocons, Palestinians, Political Islam

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openDemocracy August 14, 2007 Many parallels are currently being drawn between the crises in Palestine and Lebanon. A number focus on the most visible similarity:

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08/07/2007 Interview

Hamas Briefing

Tags: Fatah, Hamas, Mecca Agreement, Palestinians


On security in Gaza, Palestinian democracy, the National Unity Government, and the kidnapping of Alan Johnston The following is an edited and annotated transcript of

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28/06/2007 Article

Our Second Biggest Mistake in the Middle East

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mecca Agreement, Palestinians


London Review of Books, June 28, 2007 ‘The situation in Gaza is dangerous, and the danger is that Hamas will take over and turn Gaza

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18/06/2007 Article

The Palestinian Question: What Now?

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Bush Administration, Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mecca Agreement, Occupied Territories, Palestinians


In “Gaza: Another Mess Made in U.S.,” Rootless Cosmopolitan’s Tony Karon likens the defeat of Mohammad Dahlan’s U.S.-backed Preventive Security Services to an earlier American

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23/05/2007 Article

Document Details ‘US’ Plan to Sink Hamas

/ Mark Perry & Paul Woodward

Tags: Bush Administration, Fatah, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mecca Agreement


Asia Times, May 16, 2007 On April 30, the Jordanian weekly newspaper Al-Majd published a story about a 16-page secret document, an “Action Plan for

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