QATAR WANTS CREDIT FOR LEGITIMIZING HAMAS
Turkey's Erdogan is the Arabs man of the hour. The new Nasser. They will soon remember their traditional dislike for Turkish hegemony and that Nasser was roundly defeated. But in the meantime. Qatar wants a share of the glory and justifiably so. Their first lady helped foot the bill. Insurance against Iran?! Qatari Daily: Qatar and Turkey Are Spearheading Arab Campaign Against Israel
The Qatari daily Al-Raya argued that Turkey, which had played a central role in the flotilla, and Qatar, which offered to finance a lawsuit against Israel for attacking the flotilla, are spearheading the struggle against Israel:"With its clear positions, Turkey revealed the Arabs' true colors. Qatar, in pledging to bear the costs of the legal proceedings against Israel, proved to the world that it is always the first to support Arab rights. As such, it is the conscience that senses the pulse of the Arab and Islamic public, which demands that Israel be held to account and that the exploitative siege on Gaza be ended. It is no wonder that, spearheaded by Qatar and Turkey, the Arab and Islamic public is demanding an international account from Israel and an end to the siege on the Palestinians...
"The Arabs must understand that turning to the Security Council is of no avail regarding Israel, since it will [always] find someone [in the Council] to support it. It is the Arab leaders that must immediately find a way to break the siege on Gaza. Only thus will they rise to the level of their peoples. They must know that Turkey, in its firm stances vis-à-vis Israel, has put all the Arab leaders to a difficult challenge and test, and that Qatar, in its absolute support of the Palestinians and of Turkey's position, has drawn a roadmap for the Arab [leaders] – who need to meet the challenge and the goals of the Arab and Islamic public..."
Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, the wife of the Qatari ruler, pays the bill. she can certainly afford it. Look at her yacht and cloths.
The leftist Fenton Communications, which has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco shapes the message. In other words, birds of a feather . . .
An American communications firm best known for shaping the liberal Moveon.org into a national movement has tackled a new project: orchestrating an international anti-Israel campaign aimed at breaking the blockade of the Gaza strip.
Fenton Communications, which has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco, signed two contracts last year with Qatar to develop “a communications action plan for an 18-month campaign” aimed at delegitimizing Israel and generating international support for the Hamas-run Gaza strip, documents filed with the Department of Justice show.
The campaign, known as the “Al Fakhoora Project,” has a very visible Web presence that boasts of rallying 10,000 activists “against the blockade on Gaza.”
Fenton signed the contracts, worth more than $390,000, with the Office of Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, the wife of the Qatari ruler, and a separate foundation she chairs. The contracts are ongoing, according to Fenton’s Foreign Agent registration forms.
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