Tuesday, December 21, 2010

WikiLeaks: Former military intelligence chief, Yadlin, wanted Hamas takeover

Diplomatic cable reveals former military intelligence chief regarded 2007 Islamic takeover of Gaza as positive step; said it will allow Israel to declare Strip as hostile entity

Moments before Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip, former Director of Military Intelligence Major General Amos Yadlin said he would "be happy" if it happened, a diplomatic cable published on WikiLeaks revealed on Monday.

In the beginning of June 2007, American Ambassador Richard Jones met with Yadlin following violent clashes between Fatah and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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1 comment:

  1. I'll bet the armageddon now crowd over here, i.e. John Hagee, feel the same way.