Don't tell me cause it hurts
Posted by aogMonday, 11 November 2002 at 23:00 TrackBack Ping URL

The European Union has lived up to its standards in accountablity once again. Chris Patten, the Foreign Affairs Commissioner, when confronted with the claim that the Palestinian Authority was divering EU aid into terror activities didn't even bother to deny it - instead he said that he didn't want it to be investigated. I suppose that's consistent - the EU believes that if you say something it becomes true so it would follow that if you don't say it it's not true. As long as the EU doesn't find out what Arafat is really doing with their money, it's not a problem.

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Tracked from Low Earth Orbit: EU-lite and terror: accomplices or accessories? on 30 September 2003 at 08:48

[source, source] Palestinian Authority officials’ salaries are paid by the European Union, but Arafat or his cronies were skimming off...