"Hamas Rising from the Ashes" (Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources)
By: The Economist
Date: November 1, 2003
Source: The Economist.
About the Author: The Economist is a weekly magazine based in London featuring world news and analysis. By tradition, articles written by staff writers and editors appear in the Economist with editorial backing, but without individual author attribution.
Between 1987 and 1993, Palestinians protested Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza through violence and civil unrest, a series of actions called the Intifada, or popular uprising. The Intifada ended in September 1993 as Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shook hands on the White House lawn and promised to bring an end to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis by signing...
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