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Watchtower of the Egyptian army at the border with Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

For the time being, however, the situation looks better.

Note: The phrase “Communism in one country” meant that having Communism in one country–the Soviet Union–was enough for Communists and they would not try to spread revolution further. Communists were supposed to reject this idea. The meaning here is that Hamas would be happy enough to run the Gaza Strip that it wouldn’t be aggressive or subversive to spread its rule further. I’m saying that isn’t true. The same applies for the Muslim Brotherhood generally. How much patience or risk-taking they employ is another matter.

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Originally published at Rubin Reports.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Hamas is losing popularity with everybody. Their 2006 election victory, became meaningless. They too are the Muslim Brotherhood, but the Muslim Brotherhood Government in Egypt is being embarrassed by them. More than likely due to the Salafists in the Sinai, getting their weapons from the tunnels running from Sinai into Gaza. For Egypt always get nervous whenever there are rocket firings from Gaza into Israel.

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