"The first Jihadist Government Since the Taliban"
Carolyn Glick discusses Hamas:
Last Thursday the first jihadist government since the Taliban ascended to power. The induction of the Hamas government in the Palestinian Authority has created a new dynamic in the Middle East.More on the current situation in Gaza now that the Israelis have pulled out-- ThreatsWatch reports:
Today a force openly supportive of global jihadist organizations like al-Qaida and Hizbullah, allied with Iran, dedicated to the complete Islamization of Palestinian society and committed to the eradication of Israel now reigns in the Palestinian Authority.
In an address last Wednesday, Bush said, "I weep about the suffering of the Palestinians," while maintaining that the "US government has got aid that goes directly to people. And I know that we'll continue to call upon governments in the region to support the Palestinian people."
Since its electoral victory, Hamas has targeted nightclubs, bars, Westernized women and homosexuals in Gaza.
Red on Red in Gaza Bombing & Aftermath: Popular Resistance Committees commander killed in car bomb, PRC blames FatahArticles as well as links to some excellent background information are here.
The Washington Post reported that PRC spokesman Abu Abir blamed the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority security services, naming specific individuals and declared that “we will behead them.”