In addition, Hamas/Fatah differences may prove irreconcilable, and Israeli intransigence is more hardline than ever.
It wants no 2006 repeat, and may assure it through elections only despots would love. In other words, it's comfortable with puppet officials at the expense of legitimate ones representing long denied Palestinian rights.
As a result, their liberating struggle continues with no resolution yet in sight.
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