Bob Beauprez

After Obama was re-elected, the terror group intensified its bombardment of Israel, firing more than 640 rockets through last week's cease-fire.

For the first time, Hamas rockets pounded Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, not just the region next to Gaza. Not only have attacks steadily increased under Obama, they've hit distant targets inside Israeli cities.

A smaller escalation occurred last summer after Obama defied Congress and unfroze $147 million in aid to the Palestinians. Some 600,000 Gazans now receive nearly $100 million worth of USAID assistance (even though they voted into power a U.S.-designated terror group).

So? Israeli intelligence figures that as much as 45% of U.S. and other foreign aid to Gaza and the West Bank is diverted to fund terrorism and buy rockets, mainly from Iran. (Emphasis added)

The undeniable truth is, Hamas has escalated its war on Israel as this administration has increased aid and diplomatic ties to Gaza, while snubbing Israel at almost every turn.


Bob Beauprez

Bob Beauprez is a former Member of Congress and is currently the editor-in-chief of A Line of Sight, an online policy resource. Prior to serving in Congress, Mr. Beauprez was a dairy farmer and community banker. He and his wife Claudia reside in Lafayette, Colorado. You may contact him at: http://bobbeauprez.com/contact/
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