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Monday, April 02, 2018

Palestinian Govt. Still Paying Terrorists With U.S. Funds, Defying U.S. Law

The Palestinian Authority is continuing to pay out salaries to convicted terrorists using funds provided by the American taxpayer, a policy that defies a recent U.S. law mandating the PA stop these subsidies or face a cutoff in U.S. aid dollars, according to U.S. and Israeli lawmakers who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Palestinian officials in recent days have rejected a new U.S. law, known as the Taylor Force Act, or TFA, that bans the PA government from providing salaries to terrorists and their families, a longstanding policy that had become the center of controversy after it was found U.S. taxpayer aid dollars to the Palestinians had been used to subsidize this practice.

While the Taylor Force Act—named after an American who was killed by a Palestinian terror attack in 2016—mandates the PA cease these payments or face a cutoff in U.S. aid, Palestinian officials have made clear in recent days they have no intention of ending this practice of funneling U.S aid dollars to the Palestinian Authority Martyr's Fund.

Palestinian leaders have continued to praise the so-called "pay-to-slay" policy since the TFA's passage, prompting outrage and concerns from Israeli and U.S. lawmakers who spoke to the Free Beacon about the situation.



Anonymous said...

Of course they are, what on earth are WE going to do about it anyway? Sanctions? HAHAHAHHA Fear with words? HAHAHAHAAHHAA

Nothing, absolutely nothing at all!

Anonymous said...

The US government is paying terrorist with US funds. When they aren't working for us they are terrorist, when they are on the payroll they are rebels or freedom fighters.

Anonymous said...

Why has the flow of the money been stopped as soon as the facts were found? That is our Governments fault starting with the Congress.

Anonymous said...

Cut the Damn $$$$$$$ Off !!!

Anonymous said...

AS always, the US (FED) funding both sides of every conflict: PA and Israel

Anonymous said...

Should be Criminal to give our $$$$ to Enemys !!!
Lock Up those who Authorized it !!!