Hamas’s Long History of Threatening Americans

Jan 09, 2024

To: Interested Parties
From: The 10/7 Project
Re: Hamas’s Long History of Threatening Americans
Contact: [email protected]

December 5, 2023: “When [U.S. Secretary of State Antony] Blinken is justifying the killing of women and children, the sons of our nation should say to him: ‘You are the enemy, just like Netanyahu, and you must pay the price, just like Netanyahu’ . . . We need violent acts against American and British interests everywhere, as well as the interests of all the countries that support the occupation.” – Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesperson

August 16, 2021: Today [the] Taliban is victorious after it used to be accused of backwardness and terrorism. Now, the Taliban is more clever and more realistic. It has faced America and its agents, refusing half-solutions with them. The Taliban was not deceived by the slogans of democracy and elections and fake promises. This is a lesson for all oppressed people,” – Musa Abu Marzouk, member of Hamas’s political bureau

December 2, 2011: “Our banner is ‘There is no god but Allah,’ our slogan is ‘Allah Akbar,’ our mantle is ‘Death to the Jews and to America.’” – Hamas preacher

April 13, 2007: “Allah willing, ‘you will be victorious,’ while America and Israel will be annihilated, Allah willing. I guarantee you that the power of belief and faith is greater than the power of America and Israel. They are cowards . . . who are eager for life, while we are eager for death for the sake of Allah . . . Oh Allah, vanquish the Americans and their supporters. Oh Allah, count their numbers, and kill them all, down to the very last one. Oh Allah, show them a day of darkness.” – Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Bahar, Hamas official

March 22, 2004: “The Zionists didn’t carry out their operation without getting the consent of the terrorist American administration and it [the United States] must take responsibility for this crime. All the Muslims of the world will be honored to join in on the retaliation for this crime.” – Hamas statement

February 8, 2003: Muslims should threaten Western interests and strike them everywhere . . . As they fight us, we have to fight them.” – Sheik Ahmad Yassin, Hamas founder and leader

June 2002: “Because the Israeli and American enemies are ravaging the earth; they do not believe in anything besides power. The Ummah [Muslim worldwide community] must adopt the principle of Jihad and fighting the enemies.” – Sheik Ahmed Yassin, Hamas founder and leader

December 18, 2001: “Americans [are] now considered legitimate targets as well as Israelis.” – Hamas statement


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