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Neither Hamas nor Fatah had enough votes to form a new government under the constitution. They believe over time they will be strong enough to liberate all historic Palestine.

They appear to operate

Nonetheless, the movement was now in a position to participate in the new Palestinian government, which it did, albeit with caution and some reluctance. One of Haniyeh's sons was moderately wounded and his political adviser Ahmed Youssef was lightly wounded.

However the Bush administration

See if you have enough points for this item. The long-term aim sought to establish an Islamic state from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea. In its initial manifestation, the Oslo Accords held out the promise of a resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that was mostly welcomed by Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.

December to January Facing international sanctions, the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority depended on the import of large amounts of cash to pay its debts. By forming a military wing distinct from its social charity organizations, it was hoped that the latter would be insulated from being targeted by Israel. After the assassination of Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi the occasional political direction of the militant wing diminished, with field commanders given discretional autonomy on operations.

They appear to operate at times independently of Hamas, exercising a certain autonomy. However, the Bush administration did not reply. Gaza-neglected under Egyptian and then Israeli control, and misgoverned by Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and his successors-finally has a real government. This would be achieved by deploying Hamas cells around the West Bank to incite a third intifada and overwhelm Palestinian Authority forces. The leadership has been consistently undermined by targeted assassinations.