Phi Beta Cons

Harvard Crimson Reverses on Hamas Aid

The editorial board of the Harvard Crimson in its end-of-week editorial reverses an earlier position, now opposing the flow of aid dollars to the Hamas-run Palestinian Authority. It’s a refreshing air of open-mindedness from the Harvard students, although I suppose its opening sentence indicates that the editors haven’t exactly been paying close attention to Hamas over the past handful of years: “Following Monday’s suicide bombings in Tel Aviv, for which Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility, Hamas announced its support for this murder of innocent civilians.”

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