Obama administration has given the Palestinian Authority a "green
light" to talk to Hamas about forming a Palestinian unity
government, a PA official in Ramallah said over the weekend.
said that Washington had also given Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
the go-ahead to resume his efforts to achieve reconciliation between
Hamas and Fatah.
administration has a different policy than that of [former US
president] George W. Bush," the official told The Jerusalem Post.
"The administration of President Barack Obama believes that a
Hamas-Fatah government is good for stability."
Khaled Abu Toameh / THE JERUSALEM POST