Obama made this mess with Hillary’s help. There is so much wrong it is hard to know where to start. “Weapons shipped into Jordan for Syrian rebels by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia were stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market.”… “Some of the stolen weapons were used in a shooting in November that killed two Americans and three others at a police training facility in Amman.”… “A Jordanian officer shot dead two U.S. government security contractors, a South African trainer and two Jordanians at a U.S.-funded police training facility near Amman before being killed in a shootout.” The training facility was used to train Jordanian security forces and Palestinian Authority police officers. (1)
In 2012 a poll of Palestinians by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research showed that “72.9 per cent believed the administration in the West Bank under Mahmoud Abbas was corrupt, and 61 per cent of those in the Gaza Strip believed Hamas was corrupt. Also, only 23 per cent believed freedom of speech existed in the West Bank, and only 15 per cent believed it did in Gaza. Another poll by the Palestinian Center in September 2013 showed that 79 per cent believed the Abbas administration was corrupt.”
A “Berlin group concerned with monitoring corporate and political corruption, states that the ineffectiveness of the Palestinian parliament since 2007 has “given the executive (branch of Palestinian government) unlimited management over public funds.” “The group is currently investigating 29 Palestinian officials on counts of fraud and money laundering.”
Palestinian Authority received, per capita, 25 times more aid than Europeans received after World War II, “mostly given to UNRWA (UN Relief and Work Agency) for Palestinian refugees, Moreover, over three-quarters of the funding of UNRWA comes from democratic, non-Arab countries, primarily the U.S., Britain, EU, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Japan.”
“In particular, the U.S. has, since the mid-1990s when Palestinians have had some form of rule over the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, committed over $4 billion in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, who have received per capita almost the largest amount in international aid. Since 2008, the U.S. has given on average about $600 million a year to the Palestinians in bilateral aid: in 2013 the U.S. is giving $444 million.” In addition, the U.S. has given $4.15 billion to UNRWA, “it is the largest single state donor.””
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