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Submitted by Beth (United States), Jul 16, 2014 at 00:56

Good article and comments. Thank you, Dr. Pipes.

"Palestinians support suicide bombing more than any other group in the Middle East, with Gazans oddly much higher (62 percent) ...."

Just out of curiosity, since I would expect Gazans to support suicide bombing more than other Palestinians, I'm not sure why this is surprising that Gazans numbers of support is higher.

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Gazans pay more severely for attacks on Israel than do West Bankers and so, this survey shows, more negative about Hamas.

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