Hamas optimism vs. Fatah despair

Hamas optimism vs. Fatah despair: the CSM's Dan Murphy has a nice story on the difference in mood between Gaza and the West Bank.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.