Tuesday, March 04, 2008
US plotted to overthrow Hamas after election victory
Link to original article at The Guardian
The Bush administration, caught out by the rise of Hamas, embarked on a secret project for the armed overthrow of the Islamist government in Gaza, it emerged yesterday.Impeachment? Arrest? Nope, Just business as usual at Sleaze Central in Washington, D.C.!
Vanity Fair reports in its April edition that President George Bush and the secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, signed off on a plan for the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, to remove the Hamas authorities in Gaza. The plan called for Washington's allies in the region to funnel arms and salaries to Fatah fighters who would lead a rising against Hamas.