Skip to comments.Palestinian leader to Al-Qaeda: 'We hate the Americans more than you!'
Posted on 02/18/2007 3:00:38 AM PST by Posting
by Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook- Jan. 3, 2007
A former Palestinian Authority (PA) Minister from Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party has wished Al Qaeda success in its attacks against the US, and in its targeting of President George W. Bush. The Fatah leader, Abu Ali Shahin, said in an interview on official PA TV: "Do to Bush whatever you want, and we wish you success... We are fighting the Americans and hate the Americans more than you!"
Shahin was responding to a statement by Al-Qaeda's deputy leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, criticizing Palestinian Fatah leaders for contacts with the US.
It is noteworthy that Shahin's statement that Palestinians hate the US and wish Al-Qaeda success in terror is in line with the sentiments of the Palestinian population even before the Hamas election victory. According to a December 2005 public opinion poll, "65% of Palestinians support Al-Qaeda actions in the US and Europe." [Fafo – Institute for Applied International Studies – Norway, Survey Dec.
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The following is the relevant text from the Shahin interview:
"Oh [Al-Qaeda] brother, leave us and focus on your business. You have Bush! Do to Bush what you want, and we wish you success with Bush, even more. I, Abu Ali Shahin, wish you success with Bush...
Whoever is interested in creating a split in the Palestinian camp, is not serving anyone but the Americans and their protégé, the Zionist Imperialist Project. We are fighting the Americans and hate the Americans more than you!
We know we are described as enemies of the Americans. About Americans, we say, publicly: the central, head enemy to the Arab Palestinian people and to the national struggle, is this American leadership embodied by the White House and this George Bush sitting there.”
[PA TV, January 1, 2007]
Palestinian leader to Al-Qaeda: "We hate the Americans more than you! (PA TV January 1, 2007)
Hey Uncle Georgie, write 'em another check!
No wonder Jimmy Carter loves the Palestians so much...
I hope they choke to death on their hatred.
These are the idiots that our government keeps giving our tax dollars to.
Drum up hatred and vilification of America to deflect attention from the fact that islam is a belief system of out of control genocidal butchers.
Yeah: Thats what they need another check and a shipment of new weapons.
What the heck do we care that they hate us. they hate everything. They hate each other. Send them more food,more money,more ammunition.
["Do to Bush whatever you want, and we wish you success]
I know 17 (republicans?) in the House who have expressed, by vote, those same feelings.
All you got to do is listen to these people.
There are no moderates.
I wish the media realized they've been talking like this for 40 years. Nothing has changed. Modern palestine was created to destroy the west.
so what else is new?
We can only hope for the silver lining of this very dark cloud, and that is the looming civil war between fanatical fatah and homicidal hamas. I hope each and every one of them dies in a very painful way. These people are the lowest form of islamic scum in the middle east.
Take a number and get in line.
I would say that the idiots are the ones who have been bankrolling them for the last 20 plus years. The U.S. government craves their admiration and will pay any amount of taxpayer money to get it.
Zionist Imperialist Project, that has a nice ring to it.
I was a demoncrat. Now , shut up and put on your burka. We have to go to the Mosque.
Is he saying to Al Qaeda that we hate the Americans more than you do or we hate the Americans more than we hate you?
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