Friday, May 26, 2006

Hamas blinks
Hamas Pulls Private Militia Off Streets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The Hamas-led government withdrew a controversial 3,000-member private militia from the streets of Gaza on Friday, saying it wanted to reduce friction with the rival Fatah movement.

The move came on the second day of Hamas' talks with Fatah aimed at halting violence and resolving a deadlock that has paralyzed the Palestinian government and frozen relations with most of the world...

For those who will be taking their SATs soon,
Undocumented immigrant is to illegal alien as private militia is to:
a) neighborhood watch
b) marching band
c) gang of government-armed street thugs


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