Gaza Reconstruction Has a Political Price-Tag
CAIRO - A conference held this week in Cairo devoted to the reconstruction of the Gaza
Strip succeeded in raising more than 5 billion dollars from international donors.
But some critics say the issue is being used as a means of isolating Gaza-based
resistance faction Hamas.
"Reconstruction efforts are being exploited to further weaken Hamas and
coerce it into changing its position vis-a-vis the Zionist occupation," Essam
Al-Arian, leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest
opposition movement, told IPS.