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Hamas' political thought and stances in light of the Arab uprisings

May 14, 2014 at 1:29 pm

By Khalid Meshaal

This paper was originally presented by Mr Khalid Meshaal, the Chief of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) at a conference convened by Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies & Consultations, Beirut, on 28-29 November 2012.

It explores Hamas’ vision for the Palestinian issue, and the practical application of the movement’s stances and concepts. Meshaal discusses the “Arab Spring” and its impact on the issue, in addition to Hamas’s role and potential challenges. Finally, Meshaal discusses the challenges and problems facing the Arab Spring in its various countries.