Poll: Palestinians Support Hizbullah, Islamic Jihad

(Washington Institute for Near East Policy-Fikra Forum) David Pollock and Ghaith al-Omari - A Palestinian public opinion poll commissioned by The Washington Institute in July found 69% approval for Hizbullah among West Bankers, and 57% approval among Gazans. Palestinian Islamic Jihad has a 71% favorable rating in the West Bank and 84% in Gaza. Remarkably, 3/4 of both West Bankers and Gazans say it would be "a good idea" to "reform or interpret Islam in a more moderate, tolerant, and modern way."

2015-08-13 00:00:00

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