posted on Jul, 21 2008 @ 10:02 AM
Originally posted by jetxnet
Obama showing his patriotism more and more.
If you would read the article, you see it was the Palestinian Authority who recruited them, not Obama. From the article:
have been called upon by the PA to participate in the protection of Obama
Plus, these groups already serve within the PA security forces. Again, from the article:
Many Brigades members, including the group's chiefs, serve openly in Fatah's Force 17 presidential guard units and the Palestinian Preventative
Security Services; hundreds of Force 17 and Preventative officers are slated to secure Ramallah during Obama's visit there.
Nor is the PA using AAMB for security during Obama's visit anything beyond the pale. Once more, from the article:
Al Aqsa Brigades members doubling as PA security officers previously participated in security for other visiting U.S. officials without
How is any of this a reflection of Obama's patriotism? The PA is in charge of security in the West Bank; the Isreali security forces cannot operate
there, and the Secret Service alone would not be adequate security without the PA's assistance. Who do you expect to protect Obama during a West