How U.S. policy missteps led to a nasty downfall in GazaQuicklink submitted by Rob Kall Permalink
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|The Bush admin awoke to catastrophic news on Jan 26, 2006. Hamas, a violent Islamist movement whose charter calls for the destruction of Israel, had won Palestinian parliamentary elections - elections that were deemed free and fair. For the next 17 months, Bush officials would undertake an all-out campaign to reverse those results and oust Hamas from power. It boomeranged and made things much worse.|
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