Hamas’ top political leader, Ismail Haniyeh, visits the headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, first visit to Egypt since Hamas took over. Obama smiles.
Barack Hussein Obama is following in jimmy-dhimmi-carter-never-met-a-muslim-terrorist-he-didnt-like‘s footsteps, as he welcomes the rapid radicalization of Israel’s neighbors.
Seattle Pi Gaza’s Hamas premier was in Egypt Monday on his first trip outside the blockaded territory since the Islamists overran it in 2007, saying his meeting with his Islamic ideological mentors threatens Israel. Ismail Haniyeh discussed Mideast politics with the leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, which has emerged as the biggest winner in the first parliamentary elections in post-uprising Egypt, capturing nearly half of the seats so far.
Hamas is considered an offshoot of the Brotherhood. Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie met Haniyeh at the group’s newly inaugurated headquarters in a Cairo suburb.
is was considered a terror group by Israel, the U.S. and EU, killing hundreds of Israelis in attacks, including suicide bombings. (Before Obama) the West insisted that before it deals with Hamas, the group must renounce violence, recognize Israel and accept existing peace accords. Hamas has refused.
Haniyeh described Hamas as the “jihadi movement of the Brotherhood with a Palestinian face.” He said his visit to the Brotherhood center would confuse and frighten Israel. “Our presence with the Brotherhood threatens the Israeli entity, ” Haniyeh said according to MENA.
Haniyeh said during his visit to the Arab League that reconciliation with Fatah is a “strategic” matter that should not be hindered by American and Israeli objections. Israel has said the closer Fatah gets to Hamas, the further it moves from a peace deal.