The Money Keeps Pouring into the PA

(Washington Times) Rachel Ehrenfeld - The international donor community has approved another contribution of $1.2 billion to the PA for 2004. The U.S., Japan, the EU, and Norway are the biggest contributors. But giving any money to the PA before it fully accounts for the more than $6 billion already received in aid since 1993 could facilitate ongoing PA terror activities. In news reports from Saudi Arabia, the chief of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in the West Bank, Zekariya Zubeidi, stated that, "the Brigades are backed by Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's Fatah and the faction stipend is a welcome supplement to police wages." Despite thousands of Palestinian documents, captured by the IDF, demonstrating Arafat's and the PA's complicity in funding and encouraging terrorist attacks against Israel, the money keeps pouring into the PA coffers.

2003-12-18 00:00:00

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