The dust in Gaza is settling and the wallets are out again. The international community, including the U.S. government, is busy reimbursing the Palestinian Authority for the costs of waging unceasing war against Israel.
As Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld points out here, much of the money will go to Hamas, despite protestations to the contrary. And it ain’t peanuts; the Palestinians receive an astonishing amount of cash, particularly as compared to the victims in Darfur or those hurt by the tsunami. The result:
“The billions of dollars poured into Gaza since Hamas took over in 2005 have resulted in the strengthening of the radical Islamic Hamas. It keeps the Palestinians under its thumb poor and oppressed and uses their children and women as human shields. Hamas strives not only for the destruction of Israel. It hosts other terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, and uses the Gaza Strip as training grounds. With Iran’s help, it threatens to undermine pro Western regimes in the region.”
Please, can anyone tell me why my tax dollars are being spent for this?
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