Hamas

Hamas summer camps in the Gaza Strip integrate social activities with political and Islamic indoctrination and semi-military training.

The camps’ goal is to foster the next generation of Hamas terrorist operatives.
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Hamas is conducting a “smile spin” for the West, particularly the United States.

Its main objectives are to ease its political isolation, improve its position vis-à-vis the Palestinian Authority and get funds to rebuild the Gaza Strip. For the Palestinians, it stresses that its fundamental anti-Israeli pro-terrorism strategy remains unchanged.
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THE OPERATION IN GAZA 27 DECEMBER 2008 – 18 JANUARY 2009

This detailed Paper discusses a range of factual and international legal issues relating to the military operation undertaken by the Israel Defence Forces (“IDF”) in Gaza in December 2008-January 2009 (the “Gaza Operation”). The Paper has been prepared at this time in order to place the Gaza Operation in its proper factual and legal context.
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The Islamization process promoted by Hamas in the Gaza Strip and its social and political implications on the local, the Middle Eastern, and the international scenes

Ever since it took over the Gaza Strip in June 2007, Hamas has been promoting a process of gradual Islamization, designed to further its vision of establishing a Palestinian state based on Islamic religious law (shari’ah).
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Terrorism and the media: Hamas gives priority and invests resources in rehabilitating, reinforcing and expanding its media empire, damaged during Operation Cast Lead.

Since its inception Hamas has been well aware of the importance of the battle for hearts and minds in its campaign against Israel.
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Terrorism and media: Bitter dispute within Al-Quds TV, Hamas’s satellite TV channel, which began broadcasting from Beirut seven months ago, led to the dismissal of an Algerian journalist.

He criticized the channel’s triviality and exposed its Iranian financing, also used for the directors’ life of luxury.
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