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The Politics of Humanitarian Aid and Hamas

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The Politics of Humanitarian Aid and Hamas

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The Politics of Humanitarian Aid and Hamas

The Politics of Humanitarian Aid and Hamas

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As the Palestinian Authority faces the prospect of financial ruin, Americans debate whether and how to help. Guests discuss whether it's possible to help the Palestinian people without supporting their government and the militant Islamist group Hamas.

Guests:

Jimmy Carter, former U.S. president; founder of the Carter Center

Scott Wilson, Jerusalem bureau chief for The Washington Post

David Makovsky, director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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