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Think tank offers $1 million to UNRWA after Trump cut, proposes reforms to agency
The Middle East Forum think tank announced that it is offering a $1 million donation to UNRWA, the United Nations agency dedicated to Palestinian refugees, following a $65 million funding cut by the U.S.
US withholds $65 million from UN’s Palestinian refugee agency, calls for changes
The U.S. on Tuesday announced announced a major cut in its current funding of UNRWA, the United Nations agency dedicated solely to Palestinian refugees, while calling for reforms to the organization.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Why Trump’s Palestinian aid cut threat makes sense
You don’t have to be supporter of President Donald Trump to understand that he is right to demand that if the Palestinians want U.S. money they must, at the very least, come back to the negotiating table and cease funding and fomenting terror. It isn’t so much a case of “America First” to demand that recipients of U.S. largesse cooperate with U.S. policy, as it is one of common sense, writes JNS Editor in Chief Jonathan S. Tobin.
US State Department denies report of UNWRA aid freeze
The U.S. State Department has denied a report that $125 million in American funding to UNRWA has been frozen.