The Globe and Mail's Patrick Martin went into the blocked Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank to get access to the people behind the militant social and political organization Hamas.
Watch an interview with Mahmoud Zahar , Hamas co-founder. A surgeon, he's Hamas's top political official in Gaza. An Israeli bid to assassinate him in 2003 killed one of his sons. Another son, a militant, was killed by an Israeli air strike five years later.
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