In the wake of the recent Hamas terrorist attack that killed more than 1,300 Israelis, my True Crime Reporter® podcast opened its investigative archive on the Gaza-based
group's past fundraising and recruitment in the United States.
Dallas. Its management was intertwined with the Holy Land Foundation, which illegally
acted as a fundraising arm for Hamas in America.
of charitable donations. The foundation and its five leaders were convicted on terrorism
charges in November of 2008, following our investigative reports from three years
creating an Islamic Palestinian state by eliminating the State of Israel through violent
families of Hamas martyrs, detainees, and activists.
bombing as “a beautiful operation.”
The government also presented evidence at the terrorism trial that several of the
convicted leaders of the Holy Land Foundation had family members who were Hamas
leaders, including Hamas’ political chief, Moussa Abu Marzouk.
Before I delve further, it's imperative to briefly jump to the present day — where the
echoes of history about Marzouk are perhaps louder than ever.
On October 10th, three days after Hamas massacred 260 people at a music festival, the Intelligence Podcast for the Economist Magazine Interviewed Marzouk at its studio in Doha, Qatar.
festival goers standing in line for tickets may have coincidentally ended up in the line of fire.
right to exist and predicted that Hamas would defeat Israel no matter how many
Palestinians have to die.
Texas supporters of Hamas to the Centre for Islamic Studies in Birmingham, England.
We obtained a propaganda leaflet circulated by the Centre that stated, “The youth of
Iraq have no path to take other than martyrdom operations.”
justifying violence as influential among young militant Muslims in Europe, where the
Internet version on Synaptix’s Richardson, Texas servers was well-read in large
for international businesses.
Internet Magazine and the Holy Land Foundation, we made another shocking discovery.
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