Monday, July 5, 2010

CNN Big Shot Mourns for Hezbollah Terrorist Thought Responsible for the Death of 241 U.S. Marines

The tweet posted below is from CNN senior editor of Mideast affairs Octavia Nasr.

The Weekly Standard reported:
Fadlallah “famously justified suicide bombings,” as the New York Times recalls in its obituary for him:
In a 2002 interview with the British newspaper The Telegraph, he was quoted as saying of the Palestinians: “They have had their land stolen, their families killed, their homes destroyed, and the Israelis are using weapons, such as the F16 aircraft, which are meant only for major wars. There is no other way for the Palestinians to push back those mountains, apart from martyrdom operations.”
The Times also reports in its obit that Fadlallah is believed to be responsible for the killing of 241 U.S. Marines during the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings:

Hat tip Weasel Zippers.

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