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History Behind What Makes Hamas Tick

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/history_behind_what_makes_hamas_tick_20060203

Hamas, which will form the next Palestinian Authority government, has an ideology that is based on the destruction of Israel through jihad, or Muslim "holy war." The group's 1988 charter states that "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it."

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