Poli-Sci Professor Publishes Analysis of Hamas Ideology

Birzeit University Political Science Department staff member Samih Hammoudeh has published a refereed study entitled "Hamas' Position towards the Palestinian Islamic Movements." The study is included in the book, “The Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas: Studies in Thought and Experience, edited by Mohsen Saleh and recently published by the Al-Zaytouna CentreforStudies and Consultations in Beirut. The volume includes contributions by 17 researchers and writers specialized in Islamic movements and the Palestinian issue.  

Hammoudeh’s study presents Hamas’ stand towards Sufi and Salafist groups, the Liberation Party (Hizb al-Tahrir) and the Islamic Jihad movement, highlighting points of agreement and disagreement. The study is based on an analysis of Hamas thought and its policies.