Fair And Balanced
To be accepted Hamas must renounce violence and recognize the right of Israel to exist, but Israel can receive the bulk of US foreign aid assistance while violating UN Security Council resolutions regarding occupying territory seized in an unprovoked war in 1967 [both Yitzak Rabin and Menachem Begin have publicly admitted this], while refusing to recognize the right of Palestine to exist, and while continuing to make deadly military strikes.
Holden notes This Is Not Good
, in reference to the Israeli threat to Hamas members. This on the day after an Israeli mission killed two Palestinian children in a raid.
Both sides need to renounce violence and recognize each other. All aid to both should be cut off until they do.