«When Hamas and Fatah fought their brief but bitter civil war in June 2007, the outcome was short of Solomonic: the object of contention, the Palestinian Authority, was actually split in two. The grim reality is that the Palestinians now have two political systems that are lurching farther away from each other, and neither one seems to have a viable strategy for realizing its vision or building a better future for the people it purports to lead.» Nahan J. Brown comments on the growing division between Gaza and Ramallah.
Read: Nathan J. Brown, “The Schism Deepens”, Web Commentary, Carnegie Endowment, August 2009,