Jimmy Carter Calls for U.S. Recognition of Hamas as Legitimate ‘Political Actor’

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Former President Jimmy Carter. Photo: www.reddogreport.com.

USA Today – Former president Jimmy Carter called on the West to recognize the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hamas as a legitimate “political actor” that represents the bulk of the Palestinian population.

Carter made the comments in an article he co-wrote with former Irish president Mary Robinson in a new issue of Foreign Policy magazine. It was published as a cease-fire took hold Tuesday after four weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas, which governs Gaza.

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