Palestinian Budget Reflects PA's Dependence on Israel, U.S.

The large defense budget has been criticized because it is seen as part of the internal oppression system, as well as maintaining the crumbling Fatah movement’s hegemony and the status quo with Israel.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday signed the Palestinian Authority budget for the 2013 fiscal year, a day before deadline. Despite the administrative stability that signing the $3.9-billion budget...