Skip to comments.US Gave $232,000 to Group Providing “Non-Violence” Training to Hamas
Posted on 04/15/2014 9:40:12 AM PDT by lowbridge
In a recent report, NGO Monitor revealed that the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a non-profit funded largely by the U.S. Congress (i.e. American taxpayers), gave approximately $232,000 to the Holy Land Trust (HLT) between 2006 and 2012. A search of NEDs website confirms that it has given multiple grants to the organization.
HLT is a Bethlehem-based peacemaking organization whose leader, Sami Awad, has stated publicly that his organization has given training in non-violence to Hamas and other militant groups in Palestinian society.
He did it in a speech he gave at the National Leadership Conference for the Vinyard Church in Galveston, Texas in 2009. [W]eve actually done training in non-violence for Hamas leaders and other militant groups as well, he told the audience.
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Laughable! Jokes write themselves!
Hamas Reminds Everyone Violence Needed to Conquer Israel
Money well spent, huh?
The Gov could pay me to ‘teach’ Hamas. I would guarantee 100% that none of my students ever harmed a living person. Wonder if they would take me up on the offer...?
It hasn’t been a waste of money — since he started, Hamas members have stopped gunning people down in a rage when they can’t, for example, get the new jar of pickles open. Thanks lowbridge.
The headline says “US.” Sorry, 0bama is not the US!
0bama sent the money because he loves to kiss jihadi a$$.
Not because their rage was cured, but because it was provide via statistics that they rarely will kill an actual Jew that way and they should save their ammo for aimed fire.
I bet they did trust exercises, where they fall back into rabbis arms and get caught.
Hey, a believer doesn’t have to aim, Allah will guide the bullets to the correct destination!
I flashed on a professional Diversity consultant giving the lecture to a room full of bearded terrorists and all I could think of was “If only...”
They did nothing useful. Its all about getting a paycheck from the US Federal govt...all about ripping off the Treasury by favored Democrat NGOs and groups!!
****** Actually the dialed in contractors got paid then they pay their people who do nothing useful.
******* Billions go to idiot Democrat NGOs each year in such frauds. Whitey is paying for it so its free money and justified!