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Will the BBC and New York Times call Hamas “terrorists” now?

Ha’aretz reports today:

Abbas: No dialogue with “murderous terrorists” in Hamas
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas yesterday harshly criticized the Islamic Hamas movement for seizing control in the Gaza Strip last week, and branded its members as “murderous terrorists” who carried out a “coup.”

Leftist media like the BBC and The New York Times have long avoided calling the organization that revels in blowing up school kids in buses and pizzeria “terrorists”. Might they just possibly change their stance now that even PLO leader Abbas has called them terrorists? I doubt it.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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