Hamas and The Heartland

Are terrorists being directed from the U.S.? Israel levels overblown charges that they are -- to put the heat on Washington

The U.S. as a refuge for Muslim terrorists? Americans were startled last week when Israel followed up the arrest of two Arab Americans in the occupied territories by suggesting that Hamas, the militant Muslim group that has been mounting armed attacks in Israel and the occupied territories, had moved its command center to the U.S. While the relationship between Washington and Jerusalem is almost never as chummy as the two governments make it out to be, they try not to point fingers and quarrel in public. But this time the diplomatic niceties slipped away in the middle of an emotional dispute...

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