Tag: political dialogue with Hamas
The Expansion of Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Jihadi Groups in Gaza: Diplomatic Implications
January 4, 2010 | Amb. Dore Gold
In the West there is a growing trend to view Hamas as separate from al-Qaeda in order to open a political dialogue with Hamas, but is this view correct? Hamas was founded in 1987 as the Palestinian wing of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Muslim Brotherhood still defines its goal as "a world Islamic state."