By Rand Paul 

The US should cut off aid to the Palestinians

 

February 2, 2024



(JNS) — It is often said that the purpose of U.S. foreign aid is to project American power and values.

Unfortunately, year after year, decade after decade, the only thing consistent about U.S. foreign aid is that the money continues to flow regardless of the behavior of the recipients.

In 2023 alone, the U.S. government took over $43 billion in taxpayer money and sent that money abroad.

Did the government send that money to our friends? Well, sometimes. But sometimes your tax dollars went to countries better described as “frenemies.”

And often, U.S. foreign aid goes to countries best...



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