Thursday, June 28, 2012

(Video) Hamas Minister Fathi Hammad, "From this place, I bring you glad tidings ...

28 June '12..

The video below is from footage of a Gaza police academy graduation ceremony, in which Hamas Minister of the Interior and of National Security Fathi Hammad delivered an address. The footage aired on Al-Aqsa TV on June 13, 2012.

Published on Jun 25, 2012 by 

Adam Kredo at The Washington Free Beacon sums it up quite adequately with the following:

Hammad’s remarks, which are routinely echoed by Hamas officials, provide context for the currently stalled peace negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians.

The formulation of a stable new governing coalition in Israel led American leaders and some liberal Jewish groups to demand that Israel return to the bargaining table. A major demand from the Israelis is that the Palestinian government be able to allay security concerns when its own police forces assume solitary control of the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

Hammad’s comments, however, indicate that these security forces are being trained to view Israel as a perpetual enemy that must be annihilated.

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