Now is not Hamas’ golden age, but the organization is not in the worst possible situation either. The “game of axes,” Egypt’s labeling of Gaza as a “national threat,” and mounting differences with Fatah raise questions that demand answers.
This is what Ahmad Yousef, advisor to the former prime minister in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh, will try to do.
Yousef is a Hamas leader and one of its most prominent thinkers in Gaza. He completed his postgraduate studies in the US and soon after became member of Hamas’ Shura Council, but his views were considered quite controversial at times. He is viewed as one of Hamas’ most open-minded leaders on the political scene.
The following is an edited interview…
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