Arab countries that supported, armed and financed the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) for decades are now realizing that the terror organization did not do anything to actually benefit the Palestinians.
For years the PLO received billions of dollars in donations, and it all went down the drain when the previous PLO chairman Yasser Arafat passed away. His wife Suha Arafat, who lives in Paris with her daughter, inherited all that Arab money.
Mounting corruption in the Palestinian Authority is changing how Arabs view the Palestinian issue. The Palestinians are resentful and keep asking for money, but the Persian Gulf states have stopped pouring in huge amounts of money as they did in the past. Now the Gulf transfers funds to UNWRA or other international institutions. The Palestinians then insult the Gulf Arabs, and especially the Saudis who have also ceased financial support for the PA, and the relationships spiral downwards.
For many Arabs, the Palestinian Authority has turned from an asset into a burden. Arabs grew up on an ideology by which they felt responsible to...
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