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Submitted by Hayward (Australia), Dec 7, 2018 at 23:19

Tony Cordesman, Middle East analyst for the Center for Strategic and International] Studies, has said that from the late 1970s, Tel Aviv gave direct and indirect financial aid to Hamas over a period of years.

In fact Israel aided Hamas directly in an attempt to use it as a counterbalance to the PLO. Being a direct attempt to divide and dilute support for a strong, secular PLO by using a competing religious alternative

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