Hamas Names New Leader

The militant Palestinian group Hamas names Abdel Aziz Rantisi to replace slain leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin. The organization's spiritual leader, Yassin was killed in an Israeli missile strike Monday. Israel vows to continue targeting Hamas leaders. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Hirsh Goodman of the Jaffe Center for Strategic Studies in Tel Aviv.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: