The recent polls show that Hamas, even on the West Bank, would now win an election if an election was held. And that’s not because there’s a shift toward an Islamic orientation. It’s because Hamas, for all its problems and failures, resists and is resilient and has maintained the spirit of resistance that’s so important to the political morale of the Palestinian movement.
Richard Falk, world-renowned professor of international law, appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss his new book, “Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope.” (via democracynow)