Yousef Munnayyer comments on US aid agreement with Israel

Yousef Munayyer, a political analyst and executive director of the advocacy group the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, also blasted the agreement. He pointed out that, mere days before the Memorandum of Understanding was signed, “the State Department slammed Israel’s settlement building, destruction of Palestinian homes, land seizure and displacement of Palestinians, and stated bluntly that these actions raise questions about Israel’s intentions toward peace.”

“Juxtaposed, these events highlight the abject failure of the United States to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to Israel policy. Is it any wonder that Netanyahu feels he can persistently bite the hand that feeds him and get away with it?” Munayyer added, referencing Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s hard-line right-wing prime minister.

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