U.S. orders PLO’s Washington, D.C. office closed

U.S. orders PLO’s Washington, D.C. office closed
PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Euronews video, YouTube

[Ed. – Now we’re talking.  This is an organization that pays terrorists to attack Israelis.  It has thwarted all efforts to conclude a peace agreement under the Oslo process.  It behaves illegitimately in numerous ways, and needs to be held to account.  This is a start.]

It’s official: the Palestinian Liberation Organization office in Washington D.C. is being shut down by the Trump administration. It’s meant to apply pressure to the Palestinians who have bogged down peace talks with Israel. For months, progress on this front has been devolving, with Israel refusing to deal with a side that is beholden to terrorists and the Palestinians deciding willy nilly that the U.S. is in no position to broker a peace deal. Yeah, because a terrorist government representing the Palestinians has a lot of credibility – said by no one (via WSJ):

The Trump administration is expected to announce Monday that it will close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington, administration officials said Sunday night, widening a U.S. campaign of pressure amid stalled Middle East peace efforts.

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