David Keyes

David Keyes, an expert on terrorism, is executive director of Advancing Human Rights,

Publications by David Keyes

Will a Gaza “Hamas-stan” Become a Future Al-Qaeda Sanctuary?

 Vol. 4, No. 7     8 November 2004 In light of Israel’s planned disengagement from Gaza, to take place in 2005, and the termination of Yasser Arafat’s hold on power, the eventual take-over of the Gaza Strip by Hamas […] Read More »

Will a Gaza “Hamas-stan” Become a Future Al-Qaeda Sanctuary?

In light of Israel’s planned disengagement from Gaza, to take place in 2005, and the termination of Yasser Arafat’s hold on power, the eventual take-over of the Gaza Strip by Hamas certainly cannot be ruled out. Would a Gaza "Hamas-stan" become another al-Qaeda sanctuary in the future? In the past, al-Qaeda sought to establish itself wherever there was a security vacuum – in remote mountain areas or in economically weak, failed states. Read More »

The Inevitable Disintegration of the Hudna

Roadmap requirements have been categorically ignored both by the Palestinian Authority and the Quartet. This was due partly to the fact that the hudna, a temporary truce offered by the terrorist organizations, never fulfilled the terms of the roadmap’s cease-fire. Read More »