Skip to comments.Remember the DAMOUR MASSACRE
Posted on 03/25/2010 6:50:48 PM PDT by Righting
The Damour massacre, Islamic alliance of Arab Palestinians and other Muslims attack on the Christians in that Lebanese town, butchered 582 people in the storming of Damour. "They were coming, thousands and thousands, shouting 'Allahu Akbar! (God is great!) Let us attack them for the Arabs, let us offer a holocaust to Mohammad"      
Thanks for posting. Outstanding historical/educational links (except #2 which won’t open). Lots of very good reading.
Why Europeans and the left hate the Jews more than then they “tolerate” the blood thirty Muslims, I may never know. It will be to their miserable demise.
Thanks to your contributions to FR.
European leaders are cowards - expecting US to do the job, yet we (not me nor you, but many of my countrymen) have voted an IslamoApologetic president.
Obamas relationship with Khalidi has become an issue because during his campaign for president, the Illinois senator has portrayed himself as strongly pro-Israel.
Khalidi has denied being a spokesman for the PLO during his years in Lebanon, when he taught political studies at the American University of Beirut in the second half of the 1970s and the early 1980s.
During that period, the PLO was based in the Lebanese capital, having been expelled from Jordan after an abortive attempt to topple King Hussein. In Beirut Arafats group established a state within a state taking over entire residential areas, setting up roadblocks, and extorting protection taxes. The PLO became a party to Lebanons civil war, backing Muslims against Maronite Christians.
PLO atrocities against Christians reached a climax in early 1976, when PLO fighters killed 582 inhabitants of the Christian town of Damour, south of Beirut, before turning it into a stronghold. According to published accounts, the terrorists pillaged and ransacked the town and its churches, desecrated a Maronite cemetery by digging up and robbing corpses, and used the interior of the St. Elias Church for a shooting range and a garage for PLO vehicles.
From its Lebanon stronghold, the PLO mounted cross-border terrorist attacks against Israel, culminating in a deadly assault that cost the lives of 35 Israeli civilians. Israel retaliated by sending in the army in 1978, pushing the PLO out of southern Lebanon. PLO shelling of northern Israel continued until Israels invasion in 1982 led to the PLOs final expulsion from Lebanon, and it relocated to Tunisia.
Khalidi began teaching in Beirut in 1976, the year of the Damour massacre.
Excerpt from New York Times report published on June 11, 1979.Over the following years, he was quoted a number of times in media reports, giving a Palestinian perspective on events.
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