Concerning “White House releases detailed economic plan for Palestinian people” (Jerusalem Post,June 23), the Palestinian Authority, imposed on the Palestinian people for 26 years, is incorporated within the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), remaining in a state of war, having never ratified the Declaration of Principles (DOP) of the Oslo Accords to denounce terrorism and recognize Israel.
Neither has the PLO canceled its charter to destroy Israel.
Before any economic deals are made with a terrorist organization, the PLO must be asked to agree to the reasonable conditions:
- Clear ratification of the DOP and cancellation of the PLO charter.
- Cancellation of the new PA curriculum, which incorporates principles of Jihad, martyrdom and a “right of return” by force of arms.
- Audit of humanitarian funds that flow to the PA and UNRWA to address reports of wasted resources, duplication of services and the flow of cash to terrorist groups.
- Advance the rehabilitation of five million descendants of Arab refugees from the 1948 war.
The question remains: If the US improves the economy of a terrorist entity that perpetuates a state of war, what has it accomplished?