The Middle East Waiting Game

Many in the Islamic world experience their own internal class of civilizations.

Issue: Spring 2006

"See you in paradise", a Palestinian journalist and Hamas member told me, half-threateningly, on the second day of a training program in Gaza City--delivering the words with a sardonic smile that haunted me half the night, as I tried to figure out if he had been serious or simply had a bizarre sense of humor.

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