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megimoo
03-21-2011, 05:30 AM
Washington Post says Obama administration weighing dialogue with Lebanese militant group's political wing, in an effort similar to that attempted by U.K. in its dealings with Sinn Fein in the 1990s.

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is considering reaching out to the political elements in Hezbollah, the Washington Post reported on Friday, stressing that the at this stage it was an intelligence effort, not a policymaking one.

In an opinion piece appearing on the newspaper's online edition, columnist David Ignatius indicated that Washington was considering an effort similar to the one the U.K, implemented "during the 1990s with Sinn Fein, the legal political wing of the terrorist Irish Republican Army."


http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/report-u-s-considering-strategic-outreach-to-hezbollah-1.350032

ironhorsedriver
03-21-2011, 05:54 AM
Buffoons, empower them so they get even more brazen.

namvet
03-25-2011, 10:02 AM
this will go over like a turd in a swimming pool