Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of Hamas’ co-founder and leader, slammed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for calling Hamas “a humanitarian group,” and urged President Barack Obama to support Israel in its war against Hamas.
On Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, he reacted to Pelosi’s remarks by saying, “[The] Hamas organization simply is a terrorist organization and she does not care about the lives of Palestinians. She does not care about the lives of Israelis either.”
He also pressed Obama to support Israel: “How many Gaza wars are we going to witness in the future if we don’t stop Hamas now? Israel is in the middle of the job. Let’s help them, let’s support them.”
Yousef also argued, “[The] Hamas movement is not a national organization, and it’s not a humanitarian organization. Hamas is a terrorist organization with a humanitarian face to it. Basically Hamas hijacked [the so-called] Palestinian calls [for statehood] to push their political and religious, most importantly, ideological agendas. Hamas does not care. If tomorrow Israel comes to Hamas and say[s] ‘we[‘ll] give you the 1967 borders,’ Hamas is not going to agree [to] that.”
He added that the greatest cause of Palestinian suffering is Hamas, declaring “Palestinians are suffering from Hamas, and Israel is doing them the biggest favor.” “[If] the people of Gaza and the children of Gaza stop to die, many people will be out of business, basically, and this is the time to speak against them.”
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