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Too soon to tell..........

Reader comment on item: [The Hamas Electoral Victory:] Democracy's Bitter Fruit

Submitted by Drew (United States), Jan 27, 2006 at 11:11

I think this article is premature. With Hamas in power, they will have to prove they can even run a government, let alone debate as an open government would. I suspect the government won't last long as it will be totally isolated and creates a pretext for Israel to invade and take back the Gaza strip, particularly if Hamas starts attacking Israel after these elections. This is a lot like catching a kid trying to smoke a cigarrette and than having the adult say, "Ok, try a cigar" which the kid does, realizing that he is not ready to start smoking.
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