UK Ambassador to Lebanon on dead Jew-hating jihad terrorist cleric: “The world needs more men like him”
CNN's former Mideast Editor Octavia Nasr is not alone in loving this dead jihad terrorist. "Britain pulls Hezbollah blog post by its ambassador to Lebanon," from CNN, July 9 (thanks to Mr. Slugworth):
London, England (CNN) -- Britain's foreign office yanked Friday a blog posted by its ambassador to Lebanon that mourned the death of an "admired" Shiite cleric once considered Hezbollah's spiritual leader.July 10th, 2010
Frances Guy wrote that she left the presence of Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, who died Sunday, feeling a better person.
"Lebanon is a lesser place the day after, but his absence will be felt well beyond Lebanon's shores," she said. "The world needs more men like him, willing to reach out across faiths." [...]
In a statement Friday, Britain's foreign office said the ambassador "expressed a personal view" on Fadlallah and did not reflect an official government position. The blog, it said, was taken down.
"While we welcomed his progressive views on women's rights and interfaith dialogue, we also had profound disagreements -- especially over his statements advocating attacks on Israel," the statement said....
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