Hamas supporters take part in a rally celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, on December 14, in the West Bank city of Tulkarem. (SAIF DAHLAH/AFP/Getty Images)
Hamas supporters take part in a rally celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, on December 14, in the West Bank city of Tulkarem.
(SAIF DAHLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Sets Its Sights on the West Bank

December 23, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Palestinians in the West Bank are taking note of what Gazan rulers have achieved by attacking Israel.
 

Last week, thousands of Hamas supporters waving green flags marched through Hebron and Nablus in what some called an outbreak of the Arab Spring in the West Bank. During this peaceful but powerful show of force by Hamas, Palestinian security forces simply stood by.

On December 9, the Associated Press reported that Israel is concerned a third intifada might soon erupt in the West Bank. A quick review of the more recent developments in that region proves that its concern is not without cause.

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