Jimmy Carter Says Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ‘One Of The Origins’ Of Islamic Terrorism


carterFormer U.S. president Jimmy Carter blamed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as fueling Muslim terrorist attacks and contributing to the recent wave of terrorism in France.  

During an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart asked Carter what he thought were the factors behind the recent attacks in Paris.

“Well, one of the origins for it is the Palestinian problem,” Carter said. “And this aggravates people who are affiliated in any way with the Arab people who live in the West Bank and Gaza, what they are doing now-what’s being done to them. So I think that’s part of it.”

Carter, who accused Israel of becoming an “apartheid state” in his 2006 book “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid” and has met with leaders of the Hamas terrorist group, did not elaborate on how the “Palestinian problem” caused the recent attacks in France nor how solving the Israeli-Palestinian issue would resolve the violent conflicts currently plaguing the Arab world.


{Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Why do even need to print this anymore? It is like a small child who says something silly and keeps repeating it. Every time Carter spews his anti- semitic theories it has to be news?

  2. The peanut is correct. If all the Jews would just leave the State of Israel and as Helen Thomas said: “go back to where you came from”, peace would break out across the earth. ISIS would disappear, White police officers would stop shooting blacks, Somalia would stop enslaving their own, etc…

  3. Here’s another origin:

    Carter allowed Iran to depose the Shah and usher in the mullahs. Then he did nothing while the Iranians held the US embassy hostage for over a year.

    The extremists learned that it pays off when weak leaders are pushed around.