Op-Ed Contributors – Why We Talk To Terrorists – NYTimes.com

when we talked to Khaled Meshal, the leader of Hamas considered a terrorist group by the State Department, he said that his movement could imagine a two-state “peace” he used the term “salaam,” not just the usual “hudna,” which signifies only an armistice.In our time with Mr. Meshal’s group, we were also able to confirm something that Saudi and Israeli intelligence officers had told us: Hamas has fought to keep Al Qaeda out of its field of influence, and has no demonstrated interest in global jihad.

via Op-Ed Contributors – Why We Talk To Terrorists – NYTimes.com.

One Response to Op-Ed Contributors – Why We Talk To Terrorists – NYTimes.com

  1. Brett says:

    wow.. a arch terrorist and human rights villan uses the word “saalam” and we’re supposed to be hopeful!

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