But deep down, they really, really want peace. “Hamas, Winner of PA Elections, Teaches: Destroy Israel,” by Hillel Fendel for Israel National News, January 6 (thanks to Tanguy Veys):
Education in a Khan Yunis high school in Gaza: At a recent assembly marking the 2nd anniversary of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead against Hamas rockets and missiles, a Hamas member of the PA parliament visited and emphasized his organization’s commitment to liberate all of Palestine.
The speaker, Yihye Mussa, said, “[Israel’s] war against Gaza was designed to liquidate the nation” – referring to the “Palestinian” nation which has taken on form only in the past five or six decades. (In fact, histories of the 1948 war, such as O Jerusalem by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins, use the term Palestinian when referring to the Jews of the land.) […]
“We emphasize before our compatriots in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria],” Mussa said, “that we are marching towards the liberation of Palestine, from its sea [Mediterranean] to the Jordan River, with its capital – Jerusalem.”…