The Single Most Important Reality About Israel’s War Against The Savages
- October 9, 2023
Guy Benson, Townhall
Abject evil was visited upon innocent Israeli civilians this weekend, as the savages of Iran-backed Hamas launched a stunning surprise attack against defenseless men, women, and children. As of late Sunday, the death toll in Israel had surpassed 700, marking the single largest slaughter of Jews in decades.
“Notwithstanding this risk, State believes it is in our national security interest to provide assistance in the West Bank and Gaza to support the foreign policy objectives.” The documents—obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the watchdog group Protect the Public’s Trust—show the Biden administration was privately worried its efforts to restart Palestinian aid could benefit Hamas and other terror factions operating in the Gaza Strip. As officials publicly provided assurances to Congress and the press that this aid would be doled out “consistent with U.S. law,” the State Department was scrambling to secure a sanctions exemption that would let it skirt anti-terrorism laws.