Some of the most compelling dramas about the effects of globalization are playing out in the Mediterranean basin, one of the geopolitical nodes where North and South intersect. Three distinct zones in the region show different coping mechanisms with respect to terrorism, migration and economic interdependence.
Last week, Ismail Haniyeh, Hamas’ top official in Gaza, visited Cairo to discuss Egypt’s border restrictions and other issues in the Palestinian territory. Egyptian authorities demanded that Hamas cooperate to rein in militancy in the Sinai, in exchange for opening the border. That puts Hamas in a bind.
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