Muslim flotilla to Gaza video reveals Islamist aspirations to kill Jews in the ways of Muhammad

The Ambush at Sea by Chris Mitchell, CBN News, Jerusalem


Expect to hear worldwide condemnation of Israel for this morning's raid on the "Freedom Flotilla." As you listen to the reports, here are some questions to keep in mind:
1. What were the motives of those on board the flotilla?
Palestinian Media Watch just released this video. It's an al-Jazeera report before today's incident showing men on one of the ships chanting "Khaibar, Khaibar, oh Jews! The army of Muhammad will return!"



As PMW explains, "Khaibar is the name of the last Jewish village defeated by Muhammad's army in 628. Many Jews were killed in that battle, which marked the end of Jewish presence in Arabia. There are Muslims who see that as a precursor for future wars against Jews. At gatherings and rallies of extremists, this chant is often heard as a threat to Jews to expect to be defeated and killed again by Muslims."
The clip also shows an interview with a woman who said the goal of the participants on the flotilla had "one of two happy endings: either martyrdom or reaching Gaza."
This story reveals a group girding themselves for battle and martyrdom, not simply on a humanitarian mission.

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