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Continuity and Divergence over Half a Century

Hanoi (1965-68), Gaza (2014)

The parallels between Hanoi (1965-68) and Gaza (2014) are chilling. Yet, while the Vietnamese liberation fighters, through similar trials and tribulations, could emerge victorious after two decades of fighting (1950-70), why are the Palestinian liberation fighters, with an equally heroic record of struggles and sacrifices spanning more than four decades of armed struggle (from the 1960s till now), still limping towards their goal of a homeland, suffering disastrous defeats at every stage?

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