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Obama Criticizes Palestinian Hate Speech

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This is a little surprising, given his history of associations with radical pro-Palestinian activists like Rashid Khalidi, but maybe Barack Obama isn’t completely clueless about the Palestinian culture of hate.

Following a meeting Thursday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, President Obama told the Palestinian leader that “ … It was very important to continue to make progress in reducing the incitement and anti-Israel sentiments that are sometimes expressed in schools and mosques and in the public square, because all those things are impediments to peace.”

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