Palestinian Territories: Inside Hamas

After winning the vote, can they govern?

Boats in Gaza on the mediterranean

 THE STORY 

Aired on PBS May 9, 2006.
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FRONTLINE/World correspondent Kate Seelye travels across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to investigate Hamas, the militant Islamist group responsible for scores of suicide bombings and missile attacks on Israel -- and the surprise winner of January’s Palestinian elections. Gaining access to Hamas’s political leadership and to its secretive military wing, Seelye builds a portrait of an organization teetering between a political awakening and a familiar cycle of bloody resistance. WATCH VIDEO>>

 Audio Slideshow: 
 PORTRAIT OF A PALESTINIAN TOWN
 

A look at life in Wadi Fukin, a small agricultural town near Bethlehem, now in the shadow of Israel’s Security Fence. View feature...

Fighters turn out for the funeral of Khaled Dahdouh, a high-ranking member of Islamic Jihad.

 DISPATCHES FROM GAZA 

On foot patrol with Islamic Jihad. Read more...

Kate Seelye

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 LIFE IN THE TERRITORIES 

Opinions from the streets of Gaza. View feature...

 EXTENDED INTERVIEWS 

Militants and moderates from the new Hamas-led government and the Fatah opposition talk about working together, dealing with Israel and what comes next. Read more...

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