From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Marcus Montgomery was published by Arab Center Washington DC on August 3, 2017.
“Despite the western media’s and American politicians’ characterization of the PA’s funding as material support for terrorism, the majority of Palestinians simply do not view it that way. There are, undoubtedly, some members of the Palestinian prisoner population in Israel who are receiving financial support—the same goes for the families of deceased Palestinians—even when they committed acts of terror. But, there is also evidence to suggest that many of these reports inflate the number of accused “terrorists” on the PA’s payroll.”
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