The Gaza Crisis (Fall 2007)

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    The Prospects of al-Qaeda in Hamas-Controlled Gaza

    Jonathan Schanzer Fall 2007
    "Thanks to the support of Hamas, al-Qaeda is entering Gaza," Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas told an Italian television station in July, just...

    Congressional Roundtable: Sen. Jon Kyl and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    iF: What is the most pressing challenge for U.S. policy makers as a result of the Hamas takeover? JK: U.S. policy makers are in the...

    Egyptian Security and the Gaza Border

    Khairi Abaza Fall 2007
    Following the June Hamas coup, the Egyptian government (EG) took drastic measures against the smuggling operations on its Eastern border with Gaza. The EG...

    Between the West Bank and a Hard Place

    Richard Baehr Fall 2007
    After Hamas gunmen routed Fatah forces to seize control of Gaza in early June, Washington became convinced that propping up Palestinian Authority (PA) President...

    Will Israel Return to Gaza?

    Mitchell Bard Fall 2007
    Two years after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon unilaterally pulled Israel out of the Gaza Strip, his controversial disengagement policy is now widely viewed...

    A New and Complicated Palestinian Landscape

    Dennis Ross Fall 2007
    iF: Please describe your take on what happened in Gaza. DR: There is no doubt in my mind that Hamas basically planned this. There is...

    Letter from the Publisher: Hamas Conquers Gaza

    Matthew Brooks Fall 2007
    The first edition of inFocus, dealing with the threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, was a resounding success. The essays we published...

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