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Obama Admin Gives Multi-Millions to Terror

By Harry G. Hutchison1485289074746

Just when you think it couldn’t get more outrageous, we find out that mere hours before President Donald Trump took the oath of office, the Obama Administration brazenly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority, one of the leading sponsors of terror in the Middle East.

Just weeks before this decision, President Obama’s Administration commenced its attacks on Israel and its democratically elected leaders. It did so by refusing to veto a United Nation Security Council (U.N.) resolution that preposterously claimed that Jewish settlements and the Jewish Quarter (in Jerusalem) are occupied territory. This betrayal was hidden behind a diaphanous fig leaf: the shaky claim that settlements are a barrier to peace rather than the Palestinians’ refusal to accept Israel’s right to exist as a profoundly Jewish State. This move served to embolden Israel’s enemies.

This betrayal—representing the Obama’s Administration’s decision to join with the jackals at the U.N. —was followed by another: an inflammatory speech by then secretary of state John Kerry, who asserted, “If the choice is one state, Israel can either be Jewish or democratic. It cannot be both.” This absurd claim implies that Israel cannot maintain its Jewish character and abide by its democratic principles. But if this were true, as National Review writer Andrew McCarthy brilliantly observes, this would mean that the United States could not maintain its Judeo-Christian character and still abide by democratic principles even though our Judeo-Christian character is foundational to our democracy.

These two betrayals—the U.N. Security Council resolution coupled with John Kerry’s speech censuring Israel—taken as a whole, expose Israel to additional diplomatic and legal aggression by groups sympathetic to the genocidal dreams of Fatah and Hamas. Future potential diplomatic and legal aggression includes the prospect that proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement will bring charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court for alleged violations of the U.N. Security Council’s anti-Israel resolution.

These two recent betrayals were then followed by the January 15, 2017 Paris Peace Conference. This conference provided the Obama Administration with yet another opportunity to stomp Israel. Relishing this opportunity, the United States joined with approximately seventy nations to demand that Israel return to its pre-1967 borders, meaning that Israel would be virtually indefensible.

Not content with this notorious record of treachery, the Obama Administration had one more stunt in its to-do file. Moments before President Obama prepared to exit the White House, his Administration dispersed hundreds of millions of dollars that had been previously placed on hold by two courageous lawmakers. Congressional holds are generally respected by the executive branch, but the Obama Administration was so committed to inflicting one last wound on Israel, it distributed funds to two anti-Israel Palestinian terror groups: Hamas and Fatah.

This release is consistent with the Obama Administration’s clandestine transfer of gold bullion to the world’s leading state sponsor of terror, Iran, as part of the Iran nuclear deal. The Iran nuclear deal, crafted with the assistance of an Iranian official and a pro-Iranian lobbyist, was designed to mislead the U.S. Congress. This deal has enabled Iran to expand its power and influence in the Gulf region. Similarly, the consequences of the Obama Administration’s transfer of funds to the Palestinians are just as tangible for Israelis.

Three consequences are clear.

First, the release of funds to Fatah and Hamas will be used to fund more bloody terror attacks on Israel. Second, the Obama Administration knew or should have known that such funds would be used to inflict attacks. Third, when the history of the Middle East is written, the Obama Administration’s complicity in such attacks will be written in blood.

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