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  • n. Plural form of hudna.


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  • Yes, when the Arabs come to see it in their self-interest to make peace with Israel, that is a real peace not one their hudnas, it will happen.

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  • The IDF is always mobilized because it is always at war - notwithstanding declared hudnas, which are worth less than the paper they are not written on.

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  • It's pretty easy to understand how hudnas work by watching Israel fight Hamas and Hezbollah.

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  • In fact, there is no such thing as enduring peace with infidel nations in the Muslim lexicon; instead, they employ truces hudnas.

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  • Carter also puts forth Hamas's offers of ceasefires (or hudnas) as real opportunities for peace despite ample evidence that they are merely an attempt to bring about the creation of a Palestinian state without Hamas having to acknowledge the existence of Israel as a Jewish state.


  • And to make sure that Hamas can't claim any political benefits, the "ceasefire" that Israel declared was unilateral and not negotiated-thus, Hamas will be unable to claim one benefit-no open borders, increased humanitarian supplies, disingenuous "hudnas," or anything else. News

  • In Islamic history, hudnas sometimes develop into permanent truces.

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  • Like the N. Viets, the Jihadists know the value of hudnas to allow for rebuilding their military for the next assault.


  • A person who behaved as modern politicized Islam has behaved as a movement would readily be diagnosed as suffering from this disorder: Jews and Christians are equated with pigs and moneys; non-Muslims are not to be befriended; the norms of the Geneva convention -- carrying weapons openly, not targetting civilians and the like -- are wantonly ignored; there are no peace treaties, only hudnas, and even Muslims who sided with them are declared to be infidels the moment they step out of line; cartoons or criticism are sufficient cause for violence; the wretched state of Muslim countries is the West's fault; and everything conceivable is seen as a slight to Islam.

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