After a decade of intra-Palestinian strife, rival factions Fatah and Hamas realised the need for a political compromise. The signature of the reconciliation agreement indicates the adaptability of Hamas’s survival strategy and Fatah’s quest for renewed legitimacy. Yet its implementation remains uncertain.

Olli Ruohomäki
Olli Ruohomäki
Vieraileva vanhempi tutkija - Globaali turvallisuus -tutkimusohjelma
Wolfgang Mühlberger
Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme