Hurting Moderates, Helping Militants – NYTimes.com

Netanyahu ominously warned that “Israel would not recognize any government in the world that included members from Al Qaeda.”In reality, the likelihood of such a government is slight, but if Israel continues to oppose Palestinian reconciliation, Mr. Netanyahu’s nightmare may become less of a fantasy.Repeating the mistakes of the past will only strengthen Hamas’s Salafi jihadi challengers, who proliferated the last time Palestinians were penalized for their votes and could one day pose an even greater threat to Israel.

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