Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Where Did All the Billions of Dollars Given to the Palestinian Authority Go?

http://www.gloria-center.org/2012/06/where-did-all-the-billions-of-dollars-given-to-the-palestinian-authority-go/ Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says that his regime is short of funds. And meanwhile a reader asks me: “Can you please explain to me why 20 years after Oslo and billions in...

“Honey I lost the key”: What happened to the UNRWA two ton key on...

For the past four years, adjacent to the UNRWA headquarters the AL Aida refugee facility in Bethlehem hosted a two ton key rested on top of the entrance to Al Aida, which is shaped...

Welfare for Fake Palestinian ‘Refugees’

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/06/01/welfare-for-fake-palestinian-refugees-not-in-americas-interest/ Each century brings forth its own patriots. Once upon a time we had Patrick Henry, today we have Senator Patrick Leahy, who declared in the Senate that his opposition to an amendment that would...

US taxpayers aid to UNRWA tops $10 billion

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/230249-us-taxpayers-aid-to-unrwa-tops-10-billion A battle erupted on Capitol Hill over the mandate of the organization charged with disbursing international aid to Palestinian refugees. Last week, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) challenged the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

Refugee Definition Promotes Conflict

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2012/06/01/refugee-definition-promotes-conflict-palestinians/ The Washington Free Beacon’s Adam Kredo has been doing yeoman’s work covering Senator Mark Kirk’s efforts to force the State Department to define Palestinian refugees in the same manner that the international community defines...

Exaggerating the Refugee Problem

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/05/29/exaggerating-the-refugee-problem.html The situation in the Middle East is complicated enough without inflammatory oversimplifications. Lara Friedman’s post “Legislating the Refugee Problem,” should be called “Exaggerating the Refugee Problem.” Unfortunately, supposedly pro-Palestinian discourse is rife with such...

U.S. State Department Affirms Support for 5 Million ‘Palestinian Refugees’

http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/05/30/u-s-state-department-affirms-support-for-5-million-palestinian-refugees/ In the wake of a Senate amendment requiring the United States to quantify how many Palestinians receiving U.S. aid were displaced after the Israeli War of Independence and how many are only descendants...

Showdown Brews Between Obama, Congress Over Accuracy of Count of Palestinian Arab Refugees

http://www.nysun.com/foreign/showdown-brews-between-obama-congress-over/87849/ A showdown is brewing in Washington over how the number of Palestinian Arab refugees is being counted, and it could be explosive. This is because numerical accuracy would undermine claims by the Palestinians that...

US cut in support for UNRWA “would signal intent to nullify right of return”

http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/3808-us-cut-in-support-for-unrwa-qwould-signal-intent-to-nullify-right-of-returnq The Head of the Office for Refugees' Affairs in Gaza, Dr. Essam Odwan, has called upon the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, to submit a draft resolution demanding...

Palestinians Blackmail Washington over True Refugee Numbers

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/06/05/Palestinians-Blackmail-Washington The Palestinians are blackmailing Washington, claiming that a new amendment to a bill before Congress would prevent them from making a peace deal with Israel. The amendment calls for a true accounting of how...