Contents: Meeting with HAMAS representatives: Abdelaziz Rantisi, Mahmoud El-Zahhar, Ismail Abu Shanab, Jamal Mansour - A HAMAS view from inside - The Islamic University and Islamic Associations in Gaza: A selection of controversial documents - Facing the enemy: seven mirror pictures - Bibliography - Useful addresses.
The Author: Wolfgang Freund was born in Germany in 1939. After years of research and teaching in Germany, France, North Africa and the Middle East, he currently works at the Institut de Recherche et d'Etudes sur la Communication of the Universite Pantheon-Assas de Paris II. He was founder and editor-in-chief of the trilingual quarterly journal Die Dritte Welt during the seventies and eighties. He is now the editor of the series Controversies from the Promised Land. Prof. Freund is also a regular member of DAVO (German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation) at CERAW (Centre for Research on the Arab World) of Mainz University.