Whoopi Goldberg on Hamas and the Taliban: their classification depends on the interlocutor

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 Whoopi Goldberg on Hamas and the Taliban: their classification depends on the interlocutor

Classification of Hamas and the Taliban as terrorist organizations depends on who you talk to about it. This opinion was expressed by the hosts of the ABC talk show The View, Whoopi Goldberg and Sunny Hostin, during a discussion of possible steps by the Republican Party to remove BDS supporter Ilhan Omar from Congress. Host Sarah Haynes recalled how last year the congresswoman compared the United States, Israel, Hamas and the Taliban to terrorist organizations. “She may have a lot more knowledge and experience in the very complex Middle East, but I still think that the organized terrorist communities — not Israel, but Hamas and the Taliban,” she said. Goldberg and Hosteen interrupted Haynes to interject that the classification of terrorist groups depends on who was involved in the discussion. Meanwhile, another presenter, Joy Behar, recalled that the Taliban and Hamas are recognized as terrorist groups in the US. Hostina replied that such a discussion should take place in the presence of experts from the Middle East, for example, someone from the PA or from Israel. “I don't think we can just get into this discussion,” she said

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