Barack Obama and Another Terrorist Friend: Rashid Khalidi

October 10, 2008 · Filed Under Ethics, William Ayers 

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Barack Obama has been trying to minimize his relationship with terrorist William Ayers, but news this week of Obama and Rashid Khalidi further reinforces that Obama has a dangerous circle of friends.

Hugh Hewitt sheds light on the matter at

Khalidi is a Columbia professor and strong advocate for the Palestinians. He is a man of the left, and he is close to Obama and Ayers. Obama’s friendship with Khalidi would be unsettling to many supporters of Israel –if it was well known, which it isn’t.

Read the transcript between Hugh Hewitt and Stanley Kurtz on Barack Obama’s ties to terrorist Bill Ayers and Palestinian advocate Rashid Khalidi.

WorldNetDaily further delves into Khalidi and his relationship with Obama…

The board of a nonprofit organization on which Sen. Barack Obama served as a paid director alongside a confessed domestic terrorist granted funding to a controversial Arab group that mourns the establishment of Israel as a “catastrophe” and supports intense immigration reform, including providing drivers licenses and education to illegal aliens.

The co-founder of the Arab group in question, Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi, also has held a fundraiser for Obama. Khalidi is a harsh critic of Israel, has made statements supportive of Palestinian terror and reportedly has worked on behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization while it was involved in anti-Western terrorism and was labeled by the State Department as a terror group.

But don’t worry about these terrorists that launched Obama’s political career. According to Barack and his campaign, this stuff is just a distraction.