Between a Rock and a Hard Place in Gaza
Members of the Izz al-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' military wing, take part in a Dec. 14 rally in Gaza City marking Hamas' 29th anniversary. A blockade by Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula has cut weapons supplies to the Palestinian group.
(MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)
Since its sizable electoral victory a decade ago, Hamas has maintained popularity among its constituents with promises to wrest Palestinian territory from Israeli control and form a Palestinian state. But to pursue its goals and maintain its political and military dominance in Gaza, Hamas needs supplies and allies. ...
TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Preview Some FREE Worldview Articles Below:
Free Coronavirus Articles
Free Geopolitical Articles
Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.