Continuing the education on the Middle East … right here!!
HAMAS LEADER, KHALED MESHAAL (LEFT) AND HEZBALLAH CHIEF, HASSAN NASRALLAH
The concept of conflating the radical Islamist terrorist groups together is one that resonates with the republican neocons and with American republican conservatives. This is in part why the conservative intellectual radio host, Mr. Hugh Hewitt is questioning the republican presidential candidates about their knowledge of the players and their current understanding of the middle east complexities with the associated danger to our country and our main ally, Israel. The supposed radical Islamist international—one that spans several countries, includes Hezbollah; Hamas; Al Qaeda; ISIS; Al Nusra Front, in Syria; Boko Haram, in Nigeria; Al Shabaab, in Somalia; and other militant groups.
Mohamad Bazzi in his September, 2015 New Yorker article, titled: “Memo to Donald Trump: Here’s the Difference Between Hamas and Hezbollah.”explains how Donald Trump could have answered recent questions by Mr. Hewitt.” The following are some excerpts:
Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah
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