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He seems to have glossed over the Palestinian support for Nazi Germany during WWII.

And I found this section strange:

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By now Hamas was dominant and its military wing was ordering repeated car bombings of Israeli civilians.

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But there was a nasty and dark side to what Sheikh Yassin and his fellow Islamists were up to in Gaza in the 1980s. They got a reputation for violently attacking anything that supported the PLO - rather than the Israelis.

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Apparently attacking Israeli civilians doesn't count as "nasty and dark"?




Read the article, your quote is out of context. Hamas military wing wasn't formed until 1992. Therefor attacks on civilians doesn't reflect their reputation in the 1980s, which is what those paragraphs are about.




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