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Patrick Martin

Middle East correspondent

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Why Hamas is winning the war

Measured by body counts – more than 800 Palestinians killed in Gaza versus 38 Israelis killed – Hamas is clearly the losing side. However, current support for Hamas in Gaza may never have been greater, while discord in Israeli society has erupted in violence

Jul 25, 2014

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pmartin@globeandmail.com

Covering the region since 2008, this is Patrick’s second tour as Middle East correspondent. His first assignment was from 1991-95. In between, he served as The Globe’s Foreign Editor and as Comment Editor.

Before joining The Globe and Mail in 1984, Patrick was co-host of the national CBC Radio program Sunday Morning, and co-author of Contenders: The Tory Quest for Power.

He has a law degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Patrick’s first foray into the Middle East came in 1971, when he motorcycled across Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.

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