Very Good. 344 p. Branded as terrorist by Israel and the West, Hamas won an overwhelming electoral victory in January 2006. This book charts the origins of Hamas among the Muslim Brotherhood, details the influence of its exiled leadership in Syria and elsewhere, and sets out its internal structure and political objectives.
Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 344 pp. Charts the origins of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, starting from among the Muslim Brotherhood, and details the influence of its exiled leadership in Syria and elsewhere, and sets out its internal structure and political objectives. Hamas surprised by winning elections in 2006. Its short-term objective is to drive Israeli forces from the West Bank and Gaza. It has the long-term aim of establishing an Islamic state in all of historic Palestine. Hamas is divided into two main sections: one responsible for establishing schools, hospitals and religious institutions; the other for military action and terror attacks carried out by its armed underground wing the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades.
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