Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Dr Adnan Abu Amer is the head of the Political Science Department at the University of the Ummah in Gaza. He is a part-time researcher at a number of Palestinian and Arab research centers and he periodically writes for Al Jazeera, the New Arabic and the Monitor. He wrote more than twenty books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinian resistance and Hamas.

Middle East

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

What will happen to Hamas' arms stockpiles, administration and employees still remains unclear.

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?

The movement sees its military capability as its only deterrent against Israeli aggression and expansion.

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?