Legitimate government?

 

I thought the United States, the European Union and the rest of the civilized world had decided not to deal with terrorists, those with blood of innocent people on their hands. I guess I was wrong since this administration and the European Union, following along like sheep, have declared that they will recognize the “unity government” formed by the relatively peaceful Fatah Party and Hamas, a terrorist organization.

Since the new unity is made up of peaceful technocrats, according to this administration, now we can deal with it as if it were a legitimate government. Now everything will be just fine, according to our present administration, to continue sending millions of U.S. dollars every year to Abbas and Hamas. As my kids would say: “Not!”

Robert E. Pickard, Miami

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