August 5, 2014 - New York – The AJC weekly radio messages are broadcast on the CBS radio network, before The Osgood File. All AJC radio commentaries since 2001 are available at www.ajc.org/radiocommentary.
The full text of this week's commentary follows:
the latest Hamas-triggered conflict with Israel teach us?
a reminder of the true face of terrorism.
Hamas is a
It’s on the
terrorism lists of America and the EU.
declared goal is to destroy Israel and replace it with a shari’a-based society.
terrorists will go to any lengths to pursue their aims.
impossible for us to imagine, but Hamas uses women and children as human
rockets at Israel, hoping to hit anything and cause the maximum possible
Hamas is not alone.
of a larger network of groups targeting democratic societies and moderates of
think Hamas, think Hezbollah, think Boko Haram, think ISIS, think al-Qaeda,
and, yes, think Iran.
line: What Israel is facing is a threat not just to Israel, but to our larger
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David Harris of AJC.