Sunday, April 22, 2007

Arafat's Swiss Bank Account

Let's review some recent history, circa 2004, about the Palestinian Authority leadership's kleptocracy.

Arafat's Swiss Bank Account

by Issam Abu Issa
Middle East Quarterly
Fall 2004

Issam Abu Issa, former chairman of the Palestine International Bank, currently resides in Qatar. He is founder of the Palestinian National Coalition for Democracy and Independence, a Palestinian democratic reform movement.

Yasir Arafat and the Palestinian Authority are known internationally for the violence between Israelis and Palestinians. As ruinous as that violence has been, another cancer permeates Arafat's administration; its name is corruption. From firsthand experience, I understand just how deep it is. Here is what I know.

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Thomas Braun, Lima, Peru.


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