Saturday, December 16, 2006

A New Middle East Conflict Heats Up

Civil War In Palestine?

Hamas clashes with Fatah

This is not what the U.S. or the Middle East needs right now

I mentioned several months ago that an internal conflict (civil war) was possible in Palestine. First there was a war of words, with a few minor clashes. Now the 2 main factions in Palestine are going to blows, with tit for tat killings taking place.

Report from USA Today


Story also covered by Independent radio program Democracy Now

Hear an audio report from NPR

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