Thursday, May 4, 2017

When Mahmoud met Donald: Thinking about the PA's Rewards for Terror scheme - by Arnold Roth

...Ben Cohen's Algemeiner article ends with a quote worth emphasizing from Grant Rumley, a Palestinian affairs expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, noting the centrality of the prisoner payments issue to Palestinian internal politics. “Any change on the payments policy will cost Abbas dearly at home,” Rumley said. He's right. But we think the question for non-Palestinian Arabs is: so? Should we be worrying about the political future of this 82 year-old kleptocrat, inciter to hatred, and career politician now in the thirteenth year of his four-year term as president?

Arnold/Frimet Roth..
This Ongoing War..
04 May '17..

We had a welcome opportunity yesterday to publicly express some things about the Palestinian Authority's blood-soaked Rewards for Terror scheme. That's not its official name but it does describe what actually goes on.

The occasion was a formal visit by PA president Mahmoud Abbas to the White House, and a perceptive article by Ben Cohen: "As Trump Meets Abbas, Victim Families Press Issue of Financial Rewards for Palestinian Terrorists" [Ben Cohen | The Algemeiner | May 3, 2017]

Some excerpts...

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