Hamas Rising
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  • It’s a brave new world. We will see in the coming decade if bringing these groups into the mainstream will moderate them or embolden them…

  • Cunctator

    And world leaders and celebrities frequently paid visits to Berchtesgarden to chat with Hitler. In politics, you cannot very accurately judge someone by the company they keep. The Hamas leader might consort with kings and prime ministers, but he is still the head of a terrorist organisation.

  • kris

    “Jordan expelled Mr Meshal and the political bureau from the capital in 1999”

    Only after saving Mashal’s life. Thank you King Hussein (and Bill Clinton).

    By the way, it is reported that Mashal will be appointed to one of the highest positions of the international Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Hamas rising? They’ve been forced to leave Syria and thus lose Iranian sponsorship. Meanwhile, both Turkey and Jordan have refused Hamas requests to host their headquarters.

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