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Trump’s Newest Debate Guest Appears to Support Terrorist Group Hamas, Abolition of Israel

In a move apparently intend to troll the president, Donald Trump invited Barack Obama‘s half-brother Malik Obama to attend Wednesday’s night presidential debate. But Trump might have been unaware of Malik’s controversial support for anti-Israel terrorist groups.

In 2014, the Israeli press reported on the fact that Malik Obama was photographed wearing a red and white keffiyeh, which typically signifies support for Hamas rather than the more moderate Fatah. Emblazoned on the scarf were the slogans “Jerusalem is ours, we are coming,” and “From the river to the sea.” Both are popular chants used by the terrorist group.

“From the river to the sea” in particular refers to the idea that any Palestinian state should encompass all land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea– i.e., the entirety of modern Israel. Hamas itself supports the complete extermination of the Jewish people.

[Image via Barack H. Obama Foundation]

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