by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
Fares Al-Ashi, who was trained by Americans in
The "martyr Aziz Massoud" course is named after a terrorist, one of the police trainers, who was killed in an IDF strike in February. "Every program should carry the name of a martyr," Al-Ashi said.
A training manual distributed by American Secret Service officers, with the logo of the Counterterrorism Training Group and the
The American strategy was based on bolstering Fatah forces and preventing them from becoming faithful to Hamas, which American officer Keith Dayton said at the time "is receiving money and arms from
The new Hamas training program in
Hamas took over control of
Xinhua noted that the training by the American-trained Al-Ashi helps tighten Hamas's grip on PA institutions in
Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
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