A hudna is a temporary cease fire. The prophet Muhammad had one with the Meccans right before he conquered them. We have seen how well Hamas has maintained previous cease fires (witness the 7 years of almost continuous rocket attacks on Israel). Mousa Abu Marzook's proposal is an insult to the intelligence of everyone who hears or reads it.
source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7...218629,00.html- Hamas's deputy politburo chief Mousa Abu Marzook told Jewish daily Forward that Israel and the Palestinians should reach a ceasefire agreement without Hamas recognizing Israel as a state. He stressed that the Islamist movement will not honor any peace treaty with Israel.
In an interview with the US-based Jewish daily, Abu Marzook said, "We will not recognize Israel as a state. It will be like the relationship between Lebanon and Israel or Syria and Israel."
The Hamas official proposed establishing “a relationship between the two states in the historic Palestinian land as a hudna between both sides. It’s better than war and better than the continuous resistance against the occupation. And better than Israel occupying the West Bank and Gaza, making all these difficulties and problems on both sides.”...
original source of story: http://forward.com/articles/155054/h...p-leader-says/