In 2006, amidst growing resentment toward the Palestine Liberation Organization, Hamas won political power in a democratic election. The group, named a terrorist organization by both the United States and European Union, retains its charter calling for violence against Israel, yet provides critical social services to its constituents. Is a democratically elected Hamas still a terrorist organization, or should nations around the world recognize Hamas as a legitimate governing body?
Stanley L. Cohen0 Itemssingleton
- American lawyer
Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou0 Itemssingleton
- Associate Director of the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research
Mark Perry0 Items
- Former Journalist, Current Author and Co-Director of the UK/DC-based Conflicts Forum