Skip to comments.Hamas: Obama speech a complete failure
Posted on 05/19/2011 1:03:07 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
The Hamas movement called US President Barack Obama's Mideast policy speech a "complete failure," saying it was like "throwing sand in the eyes of the public."
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri claimed the speech lacked content, adding that his organization "is opposed to intervention in our internal affairs." Abu Zuhri urged the Palestinian Authority to dismiss the speech, and emphasized the need to "coordinate the stances of Palestinian forces against the American arrogance." (Elior Levy)
Even the terrorists don't like Obama's speech? I guess they feel he didn't throw Israel under the bus far enough.
he really has f’ed it up.
Terrorists unimpressed with Obama’s words: President Barack Obama’s Mideast policy speech Thursday was a “total failure,” Hamas said Thursday evening.
“The (Arab) nation does not need a lesson on democracy from Obama,” said Hamas spokesman in the Gaza Strip, Sami Abu-Zuhri. “Rather, Obama is the one who needs the lesson given his absolute endorsement of Israel’s crimes and his refusal to condemn Israel’s occupation.”
“We will not recognize the Israeli occupation under any circumstances,” the Hamas spokesman said, while adding: “We object to intervention in our internal affairs.”
Abu-Zuhri also urged the Palestinian Authority not to endorse the American president’s speech. He stressed the need to coordinate Palestinian positions in the face of what he referred to as “American-Israeli arrogance.”
Other Hamas sources said the president’s speech was “deceptive.”
Immediately following Obama’s speech, the Palestinian Authority’s leadership met for an urgent session convened by PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
The president’s spokesman, Nabil Abu-Rudaina, took the opportunity to condemn Israel’s decision Thursday to build 1,550 new homes in the Jerusalem area, beyond the Green Line.
“It’s a despicable act and the American Administration must make sure that Israel bears the responsibility for the ongoing deterioration of the peace process,” he said. “We respect the American decision to revive the peace process.”
Obama merely wet the appetite of the beast. It wants MORE.
Obama has managed to unite the middle east......against him.
Pains me to say this in so many extremes; I finally agree with you - Obama is a complete failure.
Well, that makes it unanimous!!!
What the heck were they expecting, an announcement that we’re starting to bomb Tel Aviv in 5 minutes???
Hey Sami, all of Obama's speeches are like that. Where have you been?
I think there is a story about a Marine and a Jihadi finding common ground on that point...
Yes. The more he stumbles around and shoots off his mouth and intrudes into issues where he doesn’t belong the worse he makes things. This cannot end well.
Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image
With the exception of Indonesia, Obama remains unpopular in the Muslim nations polled, and most disapprove of the way he has handled calls for political change roiling the Middle East. Moreover, many of the concerns that have driven animosity toward the U.S. in recent years are still present a perception that the U.S. acts unilaterally, opposition to the war on terror, and fears of America as a military threat. And in countries such as Jordan, Lebanon, and Pakistan, most say their own governments cooperate too much with the U.S.
He says one thing does another..
Listening to Obama speak is a waste of energy..
lolol. Now THAT’s a statement you could make about any of Obozo’s speeches.
Even before he reads them off of TOTUS.
I love this! Obama officially reveals his anti-Israel, pro-Paletinian bias, thereby potentially losing many thousands of votes in 2012, and the “Palestinians” aren’t even grateful!
This was just part of the deal - they give up bin Laden, and Barack gives up Israel, providing a clear shot for the various Islamic regimes of the Middle East to drive the remaining Jews in Israel into the sea.
This guy Obama been smoking rope AGAIN?
So his speech doesn’t contain any information. So what his speeches never contain anything, just a bunch of platitudes and sound bites, that add up to nothing. This guy is a complete failure.
Even the terrorists don’t like Obama’s speech?
I bet he didn’t see that coming:).
Another failure by Obama the failure.
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