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Posted: 6/16/2009 4:14:53 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2009 4:53:41 AM EST by chapperjoe]
Carter to Obama: Remove Hamas From Terror List

Former President Jimmy Carter says he will ask the Obama administration to remove the militant Palestinian group from the U.S.-designated terror list.


Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Former President Jimmy Carter will urge the Obama administration to remove Hamas from the terrorist list, FOX News has learned.

Carter, a chief defender of the U.S.-designated terror group, said he will meet with officials in the Obama administration in two days to discuss his latest trip to the Middle East.

Carter said he feels personally responsible that American weapons were used to fight in Gaza Strip last year, when Israeli Defense Forces entered the strip to stop the launch of rockets from there into Israel.

Carter was visiting with Hamas leaders to try to persuade them to accept the international community's conditions for ending its boycott of the Islamic militant group.

The international community has asked Hamas to recognize Israel, renounce violence and accept previous peace deals as part of ongoing efforts for Palestinians overall to acquire their own country. Hamas has refused.

Meanwhile, a Palestinian source told FOX News that the group had discovered two roadside bombs planted near a crossing between Israel and Gaza on a path Carter's convoy took to meet with the group's leaders.

According to the source, the bombs were intended to hit Carter's vehicle as he exited Gaza. There is some suspicion that Hamas extremists linked to Al Qaeda may be behind the attempt.

Hamas is considered a terrorist group by the U.S. and Europe and has been shunned by much of the world. Israel and Egypt have kept Gaza's borders virtually closed since Hamas overran the territory in 2007, two years after Israel withdrew from the territory in a handover to Palestinians.

FOX News' Reena Ninan and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 4:17:36 AM EST
From now on, I'm naming every stinking turd that comes out of my ass, Jimmy.
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 4:18:46 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 4:18:54 AM EST
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Link Posted: 6/16/2009 4:53:28 AM EST
Originally Posted By Harvster:
Are plaughs made by Magpul?

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