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Problems with an Israeli-Hamas Ceasefire

By William Tucker Conflicting media reports have made claims throughout the day that a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is imminent. Furthering these claims is word from Egyptian authorities, including president Morsi, that Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) have agreed to a ceasefire framework and that Israel is likely to follow suit. Thus far the Israelis have dismissed that claim as premature, however.