Americans Tepid on Palestinian Statehood – Wait Till They See Who Represents Palestinians

Americans Tepid on Palestinian Statehood | Gallup

Selection of 55-year-old who rejects any reconciliation with Israel appears to end Islamist group’s internal struggle

Source: Election of new Hamas Gaza Strip leader increases fears of confrontation | World news | The Guardian

“Since his release by Israel in 2011, Sinwar has built up his power in the secretive military wing and is believed to have ordered the execution of a top rival last year in a power struggle.

Sinwar is regarded by Israeli security officials as one of the most uncompromising of the three figures who had been leading Hamas’s military wing.

The armed wing – and Sinwar in particular – blamed the political leadership for what it saw as the failure to capitalise on the 2014 Gaza war, which ended with widespread destruction, a relative stalemate and a worsening economic and social crisis in the Gaza Strip.”


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