Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Why Is The U.S. Paying The Salaries Of Convicted Terrorists?

Photo by: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

US Paying Salaries For Jailed Palestinian Terrorists -- Jerusalem Post

Media watchdog tells congressmen PA spends over $5 million a month from US-provided budget in salaries to terrorists in Israeli prisons.

The Palestinian Authority spends more than $5 million a month paying salaries to terrorists sitting in Israeli prisons, according to a Palestinian Media Watch report presented to congressmen in Washington on Tuesday.

According to the report, written by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, such payments contravene US law, which prohibits funding of any person who “engages in, or has engaged in terrorist activity.

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My Comment: Even if such a law is passed by Congress, President Obama will veto it.

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