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DC Think Tank: PA Merger With Hamas Should End US Funding

In addition to supporting terrorism and Palestinian incitement to violence, giving the money now contravenes United States Law, according to EMET, the D.C. think tank.
Tens of thousands attended a mass rally to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the founding of the Islamic movement Hamas in Gaza City.

Tens of thousands attended a mass rally to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the founding of the Islamic movement Hamas in Gaza City.
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On Friday, April 25, the Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) called on the United States to suspend funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA), following the announcement on Wednesday by PA President Mahmoud Abbas that they will be joining a national unity government with the Gaza-based terrorist organization, Hamas.

The reconciliation agreement between the PA and Hamas exposes the duplicity of the supposedly moderate PA and Mahmoud Abbas, EMET explained. The PA cloaks its true nature from the Western world with Abbas’ words of “peace,” yet both Hamas and the PA advocate for the Palestinian right of return and the destruction of the State of Israel.

Abbas and the PA have been supporting Palestinian terrorism against Israel for the last two decades since its formation, with Palestinian state media regularly applauding suicide bombers, and calling on children to become martyrs, and the PA’s Fatah engaging in acts of terrorism.

“Since September 13, 1993, the Palestinian Authority has been playing a double, duplicitous and highly dangerous game of “Good Cop/Bad Cop,” Sarah Stern, the Founder and President of EMET said. “While the Palestinian Authority ended their diplomatic isolation in the community of nations by signing Oslo, Wye, the Roadmap for Middle East Peace, and all subsequent agreements, they have used their enhanced diplomatic status to wage a nonphysical war against Israel through systematic campaigns of distortion and dehumanization of Israel and the Jew in the international court of public opinion.”

EMET is a DC-based think tank. Its mission is to educate policymakers in Washington and the general public about the importance of Israel to the United States in their common struggle against radical Islam.

According to Emet, it is time to stop giving American’s tax payer dollars, to the tune of $600 million a year, to the PA. In addition to supporting terrorism and Palestinian incitement to violence, giving the money now contravenes United States Law.

Hamas was designated as a U.S. foreign terrorist organization in 1997, making it illegal for any person in the U.S. or under U.S. jurisdiction to provide material support or resources to the entity.

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20 Responses to “DC Think Tank: PA Merger With Hamas Should End US Funding”

  1. Polly Dorst says:

    Why did we even Start? Obama has been sending money to Hamas. Why doesn’t Congress STOP this madness?

  2. Because Obama is a Muslim

  3. Alan Saul says:

    We shouldn’t give our money to supply terrorists

  4. make the palestinian prisoners labour in the building of israeli settlers homes…thatll teach them some manners

  5. Little Joe says:

    it wont. that muslim monkey in office has supported terrorists in syria for months..why would he stop now

  6. and u really think obama is going to actually follow the law???

  7. obama is a muslim thats why he sends money to terrorist hamas and the plo

  8. Every country should stop funding terrorists

  9. Our muslim president desire death of innocents, Jews and gentiles alike.

  10. Allen Miller says:

    Don’t give money to murderers!

  11. OBSAMA=HITLR=NAIZSS IS THEY LEADER OF THOSE MUSLIMSSS=MURDERSS TERRORISTSSS

  12. I read these posts and wonder where the heck have 1/2 you people been living. Obama, has been giving money to them for years, also muslim brotherhood, and he keeps taking away from American’s.

  13. Rick Fortner says:

    They burn our flag but not our money our government morons send them

  14. USA stop supporting terrorists

  15. The vultures are looking forward to you, you are their feasting

  16. Cori LBere says:

    Sending aid or funds to terrorist is on the list of laws that states it is TREASON to do so …! He …Obama should be arrested and charged as such…!

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