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The rising popularity of ISIS in the West Bank and Gaza

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from honestreporting.ca, Jan. 25, 2015

Khaled Abu Toameh explains why the PA and Hamas are burying their heads in the sand over the rising popularity of ISIS in the West Bank and Gaza. Both fear that acknowledging the problem will scare away international donors and scare off global support for statehood.

The glorification of terrorists and jihadists by the PA and the ongoing anti-Israel incitement by both the PA and Hamas, are driving many Palestinians into the open arms of the Islamic State.

This is something that the UN Security Council members will have to consider the next time they are asked to vote in favor of the establishment of a Palestinian state. Otherwise, they will be voting for the creation of an Islamic, and not a Palestinian, state.

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