The Rise of Hamastan in the Gaza Strip

Derfner, Larry
June 2007
U.S. News & World Report;6/25/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 23, p14
The article reports on the takeover of the Gaza Strip by Hamas militants who threw off the control of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and its Fatah armed wing. What some call an Islamist military coup against an Arab government has divided control of the Occupied Territories between Gaza under Hamas and the West Bank under the PA and its president, Mahmoud Abbas.


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