Monthly Archives: August 2015

Here’s why Hamas and Israel may be secretly negotiating

Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin thinks that even if an Israel-Hamas accord does strengthen Israel’s regional position, it could harm Israel’s relationship with the Palestinian Authority, signaling to moderate Palestinians that violence pays, as it destroys the Palestinian Authority, it destroys Palestinian moderates and it gives the Palestinians the message that you only get concessions from Israel through violence or force. read more