This is seriously huge, a total gamechanger and possible hint at the direction of the upcoming Trump deal of the century that we are all waiting to see.
This development has been reported by the official website of the political party that runs the Palestinian Authority, Fatah.
The US administration is demanding the Palestinian Authority give an accounting for $7 billion in aid. Never has the US administration, or EU, requested such an accounting. The world has given billions and billions of dollars in aid, yet no accounting whatsoever! This is a total irresponsible way of acting. In what other situation does the USA or EU give away billions of dollars without knowing where that money is going to? Yet, they have allowed this situation to continue for 25 years.
Finally President Trump is saying enough. This is wrong. It is totally fine to give aid if the aid actually helps. But if the aid is embezzled, used for the Palestinian Authority leaders to get rich, and to support terrorists and thier families, then why should the USA or EU continue giving aid?
In my opinion, this step is being done to prove that the Palestinian Authority is a corrupt regime that does not care about its people, and can’t be relied upon or considered a partner to be a functioning government to make peace under the two-state solution paradigm. The Trump administration might then push forward the deal of the century that sidelines the corrupt, terror-supporting Palestinian Authority.
The other hint of this possible direction was also revealed in that same article. It reported that the Trump administration has been having meetings with Israeli businessmen together with Arab Muslim businessmen who live in Judea & Samaria. It looks like the US administration is looking to support efforts at the ground level instead of continuing to rely on the Palestinian Authority by supporting joint Jewish/Muslim business initiatives and business centers in Judea and Samaria.
This might be a major sign of the direction of the Trump deal of the century and its aftermath, after the Palestinian Authority says no.