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Fatah

Ground War in Gaza

January 4, 2009

Israel has moved the tanks and troops into the Gaza Strip in the latest phase of “Operation Cast Lead;”  Israel’s attempt to get Hamas to embrace a lasting ceasefire.  Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas has called Israel’s incursion “brutal aggression,” and the UN is hyperventilating over Israel’s actions of late, citing the laughable phrases “disproportionate” and [...]

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Renewed Violence in Gaza

December 28, 2008

“Second verse, same as the first.”  “You sound like a broken record.”  “Been there, done that.”  “Renewed violence in Gaza.” Get the picture?  Hamas decided last week that it would be prudent to end the latest ceasefire with Israel.  Then Hamas proceeded to get its butt kicked.  Now they are complaining about the very violence they restarted [...]

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Hamas, Fatah and the Elusive Mustache!

August 3, 2008

Of course, Hamas is the instigator here, shaving the mustaches of Fatah prisoners or dissodents in public in order to humiliate them.  I know the whole cultural thing about facial hair in that part of the world, but I would not be surprised if lack of a mustache could get you killed in Gaza one day.  [...]

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