Hamas is the branch of the Egypt-based Muslim Brotherhood, and has stated that its goal is to violently destroy the Jewish state of Israel.
Their supporters attended but did not appear on the White House’s publish list
Haris Tarin and Mohamed Magid – sympathetic to Islamist groups – imam of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque in Northern Virginia and the current president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA-an unindicted co-conspirator during the 2008 trial of Texas Muslims who smuggled money to the Hamas terror group).
Ambassadors from Islamic countries who call for sharia in America from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and both Yemen and Bahrain
Obama has not been clear on what America stands for, on the freedom agenda in the Middle East, [so] he ends up at an Iftar dinner that panders to ambassadors who oppose American’s vision of freedom.
Abdul Alamoudi and Nihad Awad, Alamoudi founded the American Muslim Council, was a prominent Islamist advocate in D.C. Awad is the founding director of the Council on American Islamic Relations. CAIR and ISNA were both named as unindicted co-conspirators in the 2008 Hamas trial
As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack approaches, White House officials “need to be very careful.”