Topic: Ghazi Hamad
Fatah and Hamas, the two main Palestinian factions, have put a three-month deadline on efforts to mend their long-standing differences.
The last time Israel went to war with Gaza, it didn't have to worry about regional diplomatic fallout. The Arab uprisings have changed that calculus.
But Palestinian reasons differ dramatically from US presidential nominee Mitt Romney's secretly videotaped comments.
Gershon Baskin - Israel's key link to Hamas during negotiations for the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap - speaks on how and why both sides decided to make concessions to reach an agreement.
10/19/2011 01:23 pm
Can Gaza's ruling militants keep other armed groups from spoiling a six-month cease-fire with Israel intended to improve life in the impoverished coastal strip?
06/27/2008 01:00 am
Israel says offer is a bid to buy time. The UN said it ran out of fuel to distribute aid.
04/25/2008 01:00 am
Cairo is working hard for a cease-fire, partly to curb Iran's growing clout.
03/21/2008 01:00 am