School Linked to Hamas Gets U.S. Cash

[Washington Times] Joel Mowbray - Millions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid have been given in the past several years to two Palestinian universities - one of them controlled by Hamas - that have participated in the advocacy, support, or glorification of terrorism. USAID provided more than $140,000 in assistance to the Hamas-controlled Islamic University in Gaza - including scholarships to 49 students - and continues to fund multimillion-dollar programs through American Near East Refugee Aid for the school. USAID also gave $2.3 million in aid last year to Al-Quds University, which has student groups affiliated with designated terrorist organizations on campus and last month held a weeklong celebration of the man credited with designing and building the first suicide belts more than a decade ago.

2007-03-06 01:00:00

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