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White (House) Washing Hamas

In any case it would have been nearly impossible to reach a permanent peace with “half a Palestinian entity,” Gordon commented.
(L-R) Senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouk; senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed; head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh; and deputy speaker of Palestinian Parliament Ahmed Bahar in Gaza City.

(L-R) Senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouk; senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed; head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh; and deputy speaker of Palestinian Parliament Ahmed Bahar in Gaza City.
Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90

While U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to clean up the mess he created at a closed-door meeting on Friday by claiming Israel had a future as an ‘apartheid state’ if it doesn’t make peace with the Palestinian Authority soon, the American Way, a White House adviser has just added more fuel to the fire.

Middle East adviser to the White House Philip Gordon told American Jewish leaders this week that the new Palestinian Authority unity government deal between the Fatah faction and Hamas terrorists “isn’t necessarily a bad thing.”

Gordon told members of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations at a special briefing that the Palestinian Authority’s impending Hamas-Fatah unity government took the American mediators by surprise, i24News TV reported.

He added that Secretary Kerry warned PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that the timing of the unity deal was not good, and that the U.S. was not pleased by the news.

Nevertheless, the White House appears to have taken a “wait and see” attitude. Gordon commented during his briefing that in any case it would have been nearly impossible to reach a permanent peace with “half a Palestinian entity.”

The remark is a reference to the fact that the PA chairman and his Ramallah-based government only actually control certain areas in Judea and Samaria. Nearly one half of the PA – the entire region of Gaza, in fact – is under the iron fist of the Hamas terrorist organization. Even Abbas cannot enter Gaza without the permission of the Gaza leadership, for fear of assassination.

All of southern Israel and significant parts of central Israel have been vulnerable to rocket, mortar and missile attacks from Gaza for several years. More than 12,000 such attacks have been launched at Israel over the past decade.

At least two mini-wars have been fought against the region in order to silence the deadly rocket fire that periodically disrupts daily civilian life in southern Israel, and more than a thousand PA Arab terrorist prisoners were freed in a prisoner exchange deal with Hamas in order to rescue IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, who was held hostage in Gaza for more than five years after being kidnapped by a group of Hamas-affiliated terrorists in June 2006.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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39 Responses to “White (House) Washing Hamas”

  1. Guy Peters says:

    For the muzzie controlled WH , the zombies & stooges of the wrong wingers don’t care ,which is why ” they” must be be exposed & discredited for what ” they” really are ! Treachery !

  2. Whitehouse=white mosque

  3. Janek El says:

    that’s what his master thinks

  4. Linda Cohen says:

    There wasn’t anything in this article that the world doesn’t know already.

  5. The insanity is beyond belief, what part of “don’t negotiate with terrorist” is not understood?

  6. Sono tutt igrandi esperti se senza rischi e sulla pelle degli altri,Se poi gli altri sono ebrei si considerano lmeno professori !

  7. COME 2016, BE PREPARED!!??
    A COUP IS IN PROGRESS!!!!

  8. Peggy Green says:

    Is this man one of the Moslem Brotherhood who has the ear of the President? He must be to say such a stupid statement.

  9. Paul Weiss says:

    this is just a special type of stupid that exists in liberal progressive circles of idiots!

  10. there is nothing that the arabs do will bring any crit. from the obozo regime

  11. kerry & obama kush min tockas

  12. kerry & obama kush min tockas

  13. Perhaps the scales will soon fall off the eyes of the American Jews, who overwhelming vote, and monetarily SUPPORT any and all Democrats. But as Bill Brothers warns above, pray its not too late!

  14. Why is it that The people in the whitehouse are such “”” experts”” on what Israel needs!!! who made them “”” gods”‘ on the subject”” ??

  15. Please pray for America & Israel, hammas is not a friend!” open your eyes!!!!

  16. Could look at it this way: get all the snakes into the same basket before you kill them.

  17. David Bryan says:

    It’s not a bad thing, now there are more targets to bomb!

  18. Seriously? Or maybe as Martha Stewart would say: “it s a good thing” . When will the world wake up ??

  19. Gene Strong says:

    The Obama administration is pro Islam and anti israel. American jews.support Obama..WTF ???
    .

  20. This administration is the the biggest terrorists supporters in the american history!

  21. not a bad thing?? EVIL people supporting EVIL

  22. Philip Gordon shames the US, as does Obama… :(

  23. I wonder if this advisor is not if the Muslim brotherhood???

  24. if not now, pretty soon anyway

  25. Margo Thomas says:

    Really??!!! I find this highly offensive to the Jewish people/nation

  26. Sissy Jordan says:

    Of course not, they give millions of US tax dollars to our enemies and to terrorists. I can see where they are ok with that!! REALLY!!!! Open your eyes!!!!! Do the right thing! Don’t deal with terrorists!!!! This includes school yard bullies and gangs at home!!!

  27. IS America for Jews or muslins ?

  28. Because he’s an Obama puppet intent on advancing the Muslum faith and destroying Isreal and America…

  29. Gordon is living on another planet or the arab’s pocket

  30. What is our world coming to? Well, whatever it is, it came a long time ago. Our world is full of *******s and it is depressing.

  31. Joe Ritchie says:

    White house adviser is an idiot.

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