The Saudi-Terror Subsidy

(Weekly Standard) David Tell - The archives of Saudi Arabia's Washington Embassy website document how millions have already been disbursed "to the families of those martyred" -- meaning suicide bombers. The Israelis have also captured and now made public spreadsheets exhaustively chronicling the "third payment cycle" of the Saudi Interior Ministry's intifada "charity." These documents establish in deadpan bureaucratese that the slush fund rewarded the family of Sufian Jabarin, the man who blew up the Number 26 bus in Jerusalem on August 21, 1995, killing Joan Davenny. There you have it. The Saudi royal family, according to its own internal records, has just recently paid a hefty cash prize for the murder of a U.S. citizen.

2002-05-14 00:00:00

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