NAGs

Hamas


Year Formed: 1987
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:
Israel

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist
Religious

Objectives:
Other:

To eradicate the state of Israel


External Supporters:

Jordan

Qatar

Syria

Iraq

Iran

Lebanon

United Kingdom

United States

Saudi Arabia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 50

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1051

References:

___1993. "Deportees say Hamas won't join Palestinian police force". United Press International (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___1993. "Official account of the arrest of Arab American pair as Hamas agent-couriers". Mideast Mirror (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___1999. "AMMAN: 10 years." Associated Press International (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___2001. "Lebanon hails Hamas "great role" after anti-Israeli suicide bombing". Agence France Presse (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___2004. "Analysis: Hamas intensifies contacts with PNA, seeks political partnership". Xinhua General News Service. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___2010. "Guilty plea in Holy Land Foundation case". United Press International. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Arad, Shimshon. 2001. "Force for evil rolls on". The Jerusalem Post (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Briggs, Billy. 2006 "Islamic Child of the First Intifada whose Stated Aim is to Wipe Nation off the Map" The Heralde (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Byman, Daniel. 2010, "How to Handle Hamas Subtitle: The Perils of Ignoring Gaza's Leadership". Foreign Affairs Vol. 89 No. 5 pp. 45. 

Christie, Bob. 2010. "Ariz. man gets 18 months in terror-funding case". The Associated Press. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Faramarzi, Scheherezade. 2007 "Hamas-Iran links full of contradictions, but also mutual interest" The Associated Press. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Fisher, Ian. 2003. "What is Hamas?: It's a terrorist group, according to Some. But to Abu Shaheh Safdi, it pays for school, buses, clothing for his brother's children". The Gazette (Accessed at lexisnexis.com) 

Rose, Thomas. 2014. "Jimmy Carter to Headline Fundraiser for Hamas Front Group". Breitbart News Daily. http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2014/08/27/jimmy-carter-to-headline-fundraiser-for-hamas-front-group/