The Palestinian Authority wants to join Interpol after having been accepted as an observer but not a full member three years ago because it did not have control of defined borders.
The Abbas regime thinks it now has a majority of Interpol’s members to be accepted.
Palestinian Authority Minister of Interior Ahmed al-Rabie told the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency, joining Interpol will give the PA the ability to take part in fighting cross-border crimes and fighting terrorism, money laundering, corruption, arms trade, and human trafficking.
The question remains which terrorism the Palestinian Authority would fight, or aid.
PA police also will get their hands on information from other police forces around the world about international criminal networks, and the Palestinian Authority would be able to extradite wanted Arabs from other countries, especially enemies of Mahmoud Abbas.
Interpol, despite its official policy of being politically neutral, has been accused of being anything but neutral.
Its constitution states, “It is strictly forbidden for the Organization to undertake any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character.”
Now take a look at a few of the members of Interpol and figure how much it fights, or aids, terror: