This beginner's guide to Hamas has been fully revised and updated. It now covers all the major events since the January 2006 elections, including the conflict with Fatah and Israel's brutal offensive in Gaza at the end of 2008 and beginning of 2009.
Explaining the reasons for Hamas's popularity, leading expert and Cambridge academic Khaled Hroub provides the key facts that are so often missing from conventional news reports. This is a one-stop guide that gives a clear overview of Hamas's history, its beliefs and its political agenda.
This unique book provides a refreshing perspective that gets to the heart of Hamas. [Description provided by the publisher]