‘What happens in Gaza will not stay in Gaza.’

The Palestinian territories are headed toward a “turbulent divide,” as Hamas has taken over the Gaza Strip and President Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Fatah political party, has “dissolved the 3-month-old unity government, declaring a state of emergency and plans for elections.” The Center for American Progress recently launched a newsletter called the Middle East Bulletin. You can read its take on how to avert a deeper crisis in the region HERE.