Thursday, May 28th, 2009 at 7:25 pm
THE WHITE HOUSE
Meeting with Abbas
And I also mentioned to President Abbas in a frank exchange that it was very important to continue to make progress in reducing the incitement and anti-Israel sentiments that are sometimes expressed in schools and mosques and in the public square, because all those things are impediments to peace.
It is not sufficient to mention it is necessary to demand
It is not reducing incitement it is eliminating it
It is not sometimes incitement it is 24/7 and intensifying
Palestinian Arab Incitement is the new uncontrollable, affordable and elusive weapon of mass destruction. Its brand of terrorism constitutes a major strategic threat to the foundation of the free world.
And as you are preparing to address the Islamic world, here is something worth remembering: A 2002 Washington Post editorial headlined Death Wish, following a conference in which 57 Islamic nations rejected the idea that Palestinian resistance to Israel had anything to do with terrorism, said:
In effect, the Islamic conference sanctioned not only terrorism but also suicide as a legitimate political instrument. ... It is hard to imagine any other grouping in the worlds nations that could reach such a self-destructive and morally repugnant conclusion.
The editorial castigated Muslim states and suggested their behavior was liable to be the seeds to their own destruction. It concluded:
The Palestinian national cause will never recover nor should it until its leadership is willing to break definitely with the bombers.
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