Skip to comments.Barack Obama sacks adviser over talks with Hamas
Posted on 05/09/2008 1:44:52 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Barack Obama sacks adviser over talks with Hamas
Barack Obama had criticised former President Jimmy Carter for holding direct talks with Hamas Tom Baldwin in Washington
One of Barack Obamas Middle East policy advisers disclosed today that he had held meetings with the militant Palestinian group Hamas - prompting the likely Democratic nominee to sever all links with him.
Robert Malley told The Times he had regularly been in contact with Hamas, which controls Gaza but is listed by the US State Department as a terrorist organisation. Such talks, he stressed, were related to his work for a conflict resolution think tank and had no connection with his position on Mr Obama's Middle East advisory council.
Ive never hidden the fact that in my job with the International Crisis Group I meet all kinds of people, he added.
But Ben LaBolt, a spokesman for Mr Obama, responded swiftly, saying: "Rob Malley has, like hundreds of other experts, provided informal advice to the campaign in the past. He has no formal role in the campaign and he will not play any role in the future."
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How long will it be before he goes back to being a muslim after what has happened to him with the pastor who taught him Christianity? How long Barry?
Kinda like Hillary’s advisor that was talking with Chavez?
Concise thoughts are best.
Maybe he doesn't see Hamas as an enemy.
This does not surprise me. I would say that one day we could look up and see half of Hamas sitting in the Presidents cabinet.
Sure won't be the Republican's.
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