Hamas, Fatah and the Palestinian Identity Crisis

Ghitis, Frida
May 2011
World Politics Review (Selective Content);5/ 5/2011, p1
The article discusses the identity crisis that might beset Palestine once Hamas and Fatah attempt to implement their fresh agreement in 2011. It highlights the role played by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the reaction by Hamas' Ismail Haniyeh on the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. It says that the comment by Haniyeh came days after the reconciliation agreement reached between rivals Fatah and Hamas.


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