October 16, 2006

New Calls by Hamas to Target the U.S.

Via Time: Commanders of the military wing of Hamas [as opposed to the peaceful wing? C'mon Tim McGirk of Time Magazine, we're not stupid] are locked in a fierce debate over whether to launch terrorist attacks on U.S. targets in the Middle East. The radicals [Radicals? That's the norm, Tim] gained ground after a visit to the Middle East earlier this month by Secretary of State Rice, who tried to rally "moderate" Arab regimes into a united front against Iran, Hamas, and Hizballah. "We shouldn't stand by idly while the Americans are plotting against us," said one Hamas field commander.