In what would be the highest-level meeting ever granted to the Islamic terror group that the free world is trying to isolate, former President Jimmy Carter is planning to meet the head of Hamas later this month in Syria, according to a report in the London-based, Arab daily Al-Hayat.
When asked about the Al-Hayat report last night on Fox News, Carter’s press secretary, Deanna Congileo, did not deny that Carter would meet Hamas terror mastermind Khaled Meshal, possibly as early as next week. Meshal resides under the protection of the Syrian dictatorship in Damascus.
Meshal is responsible for coordinating the various parts of Hamas and for ordering many of its major terror attacks. Hamas is classified by the U.S. State Department as a terrorist organization. It is responsible for dozens of deadly suicide bombings, and thousands of shooting and rocket attacks against civilians.
In case anyone needs reminding, Carter is the disastrous former American president whose misguided policies in the Middle East, specifically his abandonment of the shah of Iran, led to the Iranian Islamic revolution in 1979, predictably sparking off worldwide Iranian-backed Shia terrorism and in response, rival Saudi-backed Sunni terrorism, the results of which are continuing to be felt around the world today.