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Submitted by Saul (Israel), Aug 17, 2021 at 06:09

Paliban Paleban

1. Mutually congratulatory:

'What does Afghanistan's fall to the Taliban mean for the Middle East?' Ynet, Aug 16, 2021.

https://www.ynetnews.com/article/byqtdivet

Hamas already congratulated the Taliban on its victory. In recent days, members of the Hamas Politburo have met with those of the Taliban in Qatar. The Taliban congratulated Hamas on its "achievements" during the 11-days of fighting with Israel in May.

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2. Both wrap their jihadi bigoted butchery in "anti occupation" cloth:

'Hamas says Taliban takeover proves Palestinians 'will achieve victory," i24NEWS, August 16, 2021.

https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/1629119521-hamas-says-taliban-takeover-proves-palestinians-will-achieve-victory

'We congratulate the Muslim Afghan people for the defeat of the American occupation on all Afghan lands'

Hamas on Monday congratulated the Taliban on the Islamist movement's takeover of Afghanistan, saying in a statement that "the demise of the American occupation and its allies proves that the resistance of the peoples, foremost of which is our struggling Palestinian people, will achieve victory."

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3. Both love using human shields.

Orde Kittrie: "Help NATO by Holding Hamas Accountable for Terrorist War Crimes." May 19, 2021.
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/help-nato-holding-hamas-accountable-terrorist-war-crimes-185581

'Taliban using human shields, says Afghan army general.' The Guardian, Feb 17, 2010.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/feb/17/taliban-human-shields

'Civilians say Taliban use of human shields shows weakness, cruelty.' Dec. 12, 2018.
https://afghanistan.asia-news.com/en_GB/articles/cnmi_st/features/2018/12/12/feature-02

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