Israel Helped Spawn a Larger, More Violent Hamas in Order to Counter Arafat’s PLO

I originally posted the following information and statement onto my Facebook wall…

Blowback: Did Israel Help To Create Hamas?

Here’s a very informative article on the topic:

How Israel Helped to Spawn Hamas:

Well… I guess we should just be glad that the Israeli government didn’t fund, train and arm Hamas, the way the America government did with the Mujahideen, the MAK, and Al Qaeda:


Bin Laden Comes Home to Roost:
(note that this article is from 1998! All of the politics and emotions of 9/11 are nonexistent)

Terror ‘Blowback’ Burns CIA:
(note that this article, too, is from 1998)

Bin Laden, Taliban Created During Cold War Era:
(note that this article is from Oct. 2001, right after 9/11)

US-Armed, Trained & Funded Mujahideen Becomes Maktab Al-Khidamat (MAK), Al Qaeda, Taliban, and Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) Terrorist Groups

Mujahideen, Al Qaeda, Taliban, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group... Hmm... (Artwork by Karsten Schley)

“Question 1: What was first – the egg or the hen?
Question 2: What was first – Al Qaeda or US foreign policy?”
(Artwork by Karsten Schley, as part of the comic, “Just Guess”)

Let’s start with the facts about the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG):

According to the article,

The LIFG was founded in Afghanistan during the early 1990s by a group of mujahideen who had fought against the Soviet occupation. Once they returned to Libya, their main goal became overthrowing the Qadhafi regime in order to establish an Islamic state.

With this information in mind, read my other article, entitled “Questioning the Motives Behind America’s Invasion of Afghanistan,” and take note of the following facts:

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