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
Visiting Senior Fellow - Global Security research programme
Wolfgang Mülhberger
Wolfgang Mülhberger