Hamas versus the United Nations

The Economist
May 27, 2010

IN THE Gaza Strip, that small slice of land wedged between Egypt and Israel run by the Islamist movement Hamas, even summer schools can be battlefields. A band of 30 men, masked and armed, recently assaulted a UN camp for the young that had been set up on Gaza’s beaches. Hamas’s security forces, who guard the coastline and pride themselves on the security they provide for Gaza’s citizens, let them pass.