Israel is the largest contributor to the Palestinian Authority’s budget. Israel gives the PA one billion dollars a year. This comprises 45 percent of the PA’s total budget. “There is no oversight [to ensure] that each and every dollar Israel transfers doesn’t go to funding terror,” Shin Bet Director, Avi Dichter, disclosed at a cabinet meeting.
He added that Arafat’s office receives a budget of roughly nine million dollars and, the director of the Shin Bet noted, “I cannot promise that at the margins the money doesn’t go to finance Fatah/Tanzim terrorists.”
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