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Officials Say Iran Is Hamas’ ‘Enabler’ in Fight Against Israel
| July 11, 2014 3:39 PM ET
| Michael Crowley
Posted on 07/11/2014 5:19:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
In a reminder of the Middle Easts intertwined nature, the latest violence between Israel and Hamas has U.S. and Israeli officials lamenting the role of a key actor hundreds of miles east of Gaza: Iran.
Who is the enabler for Hamas? Where do they get those rockets? asked House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce Friday morning. Its Iran. [
Iran continues to do everything it can to push rockets into Gaza, says Israels ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer. Iran obviously is a supporter of Hamas. And Islamic Jihad is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Iran. (Islamic Jihad is militant group smaller than Hamas that also operates within Gaza.)
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