Imagine: a whole nation of Misunderstanders of Islam, and yet the Peaceful Adherents of the Religion of Peace don’t seem to be making any concerted effort to instruct them in the proper understanding. “Hamas PM Ismail Haniya: We Are a Nation of Jihad and Martyrdom,” from MEMRI, December 2 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
Following is an excerpt from an address delivered by Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya, which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on November 15, 2010.
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/2691.htm.
Ismail Haniya: “We are a mujahid nation, a nation that makes sacrifices, a nation of Jihad. Our cries are of Jihad for the sake of Allah. This is a nation of martyrdom and martyrdom-seeking, a nation of Jihad for the sake of Allah.
“[The people] make a great sacrifice. They sacrifice their children, their sons, for the sake of Palestine and for the sake of the land of Islam and the Muslims. The might of the nation of Jihad is revealed on the land of Palestine, as well as in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sudan, and in all the fronts of confrontation with the enemies of Allah.…