Islamic Hamas and Secular Fatah: How Does the Governing Process Work?

Author:Shadi Alshdaifat - Sanford R. Silverburg
Position::Isra University, Faculty of Law, Amman, Jordan - Department of History and Politics, Catawba College, Salisbury, NC

The goal of the Palestinians in their conflict with Israel is to gain national self-determination through a two-state solution. To accomplish this goal it is necessary for the Palestinians to create a singularly viable governing system in order to negotiate with Israel as a "partner for peace". We endeavor to provide an examination of the Palestinian governing system under the Palestine Authority ... (see full summary)

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