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Hamas activist in Gaza City (photo: Reuters)

Gaza Conflict

A Boost to Hamas

While Israel's air offensive in the Gaza Strip may have weakened Hamas militarily, it has also enhanced the group's standing on the international stage. The US and the Europeans are looking for ways to open dialogue with the new Arab world. Unconditional solidarity with Israel is no longer guaranteed. Commentary by Tomas AvenariusMore