Tuesday, October 23, 2018

How Many Refugees?

http://blogs.cfr.org/abrams/2012/06/20/how-many-refugees/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+eabrams+%28Elliott+Abrams%3A+Pressure+Points%29 A general view of the Jenin refugee camp is seen near the West Bank city of Jenin September 6, 2011 (Courtesy REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini). Today the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (or PCBS) commemorated World...

PLO and Hamas call on UNRWA to seek new funding sources

http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/3854-plo-and-hamas-call-on-unrwa-to-seek-new-funding-sources The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) have called on the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to seek new funding sources. The call has been made...

Exposing the Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Charade

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/06/11/exposing-the-palestinian-refugee-charade/print On May 24th, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a resolution virtually certain to create a controversy in Washington, D.C. The Kirk Amendment, named after its drafter, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), authorizes the State...

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...

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...

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...