Trump Threatens to Cut Funding for Palestinian Refugees

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Threatens to Cut UN Funding for Palestinian Refugees

by Stephen Lendman

On Tuesday, US neocon UN envoy Nikki Haley said Trump "doesn't want to give any additional funding until the Palestinians agree to come back to the negotiation table…"

She lied claiming "(w)e're trying to move for a peace process, but if that doesn't happen, the president is not going to continue to fund" the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

Washington provides over $300 million annually to the agency, pocket change for a nation wasting trillions of dollars on militarism and endless wars of aggression.

Last August, an unnamed UN mission to the UN official said "America has long been committed to funding UNRWA's important mission, and that will continue."

Former State Department official Ilan Goldenberg earlier said "(a)s with all issues involving the Palestinians, there is a combination of public railing aga
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