U.S.-trained forces arrested in bloody slaying of kids


JERUSALEM – Two members of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ official security forces were arrested in conjunction with this past weekend’s bloody massacre in which five family members were brutally stabbed to death inside their home in the Jewish village of Itamar, WND has learned.

The names of the apprehended suspects will be released to the Israeli media within hours but were revealed to WND by security officials working on the murder.

Two cousins are now in Israeli custody and are suspected in the slayings. Ahmed Awad is an officer in Abbas’ Preventative Security Services in the northern West Bank city of Nablis. Iyad Awad is an officer in Abbas’ General Intelligence services in Ramallah.

Both the Preventative and General Intelligence services of Fatah are armed, trained and funded by the U.S.

The duo did not personally carry out the murders, but rather they assisting in the planning and logistics, informed security sources told WND.

Since the late 1990s, the U.S. has run training bases for PA militias. The U.S. also has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid and weapons to build up the PA militias.

Since 2007, the U.S. has stepped up its efforts at training the PA, including a new, advanced program for Palestinian police to train 500 to 600 cadets at a time at the American bases.

The U.S. currently operates training bases for the PA police and other militias, such as Force 17 and the Preventative Security Services in the West Bank city of Jericho and the Jordanian village of Giftlik.

Yesterday, WND was the first to report that cells from the PA’s so-called military wing were involved with planning and carrying out the killings.

The Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the “military wing” of Abbas’ Fatah party, at first released a pamphlet taking responsibility for the attack and then quickly retracted the statement.

Many Brigades members, including much of the group’s senior leadership, double as members of Fatah’s U.S.-backed security forces.

Top sources in the Brigades leadership in the northern West Bank city of Nablus confirmed to WND that members of the Fatah group planned and helped to carry out the attack.

The sources claimed the attack was not sanctioned by the Fatah leadership but was planned by Brigades members who were acting on their own.

Also, the sources said the actual perpetrators of the attack were sleeper cells from Hamas, while the Brigades leaders planned the attack, provided logistical support and aided in the Hamas agents’ escape.

If accurate, this would demonstrate unusual cooperation between Hamas and Fatah rivals.

The U.S. administration has labeled Fatah as a “negotiating partner” for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Just two weeks ago, WND reported exclusively that members of Abbas’ Brigades, now classified by the U.S. State Department as a terrorist organization, have been brandishing weapons publicly in recent days despite a disarmament agreement with Israel.

According to informed Israeli security sources, messages were passed to the PA by the Israel Defense Forces and Israel’s Shabak security services that the armed Brigades members must lay down their weapons or face arrest.

Israeli security officials told WND two weeks ago they fear the newfound militancy of the Brigades – evidenced by their publicly brandishing weapons – may be a strategic decision on the part of the PA to orient itself in a more extremist direction following President Obama’s championing of unrest that toppled pro-Western regimes in Egypt and Tunisia.

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  1. Globalists don’t want Israelis and those in the West to have any means of self-defense, be it guns or dogs. Compare that with photos of Muslims shown on TV, always with an assault weapon firing it into the air as if to show their manhood. A dog trainer in the U.S. wrote about being concerned that jack booted thugs don’t want you to have big dogs. In case of an altercation with the police, police have been known to even shoot tiny mop dogs. It isn’t about reason, but control.

    I agree about having a dog. A big dog can protect you but even a small dog can bark. If you want one with attitude, then get a Jack Russell Terrier and it will also clear out any rodents. The Maltese, a type of Spaniel, isn’t a yapper and is known as the World’s Best Therapy Dog. They are a working dog. Their job is to lay their head on your shoulder and love you. Further they don’t shed or smell like a dog and they are a good watchdog. We love ours. The only downside is they have to be combed out daily. They have a single coat so that isn’t a problem. In full coat. Many people keep them in a puppy clip so they are easier to care for. They are about the size of a large cat.

    More here: http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/maltese.htm

  2. Why don’t Israelis have house dogs? The dog has long been used as a warning system. An indoor dog would have reacted to danger. An outside dog would too, but they are more easily overcome. The practioners of the religion of peace consider dogs unclean so there’s another plus.

  3. It looks like Japanese antisemitism and fear of the Muslims is responsible for their current disasters and their radiation cloud is pointing the finger at the U.S. as if to say, “You’re next!” So Japan appeased the Muslims and God spewed them out in the tsunami. It is also ironic that the U.S. was the first to use atomic bombs against civilians and that it now will reap what it has sown. Here is a link to the Japan government’s pro-Palestinian anti-Israel stance before their earthquake/Tsunami. The source is Watch.org a Christian pro-Israel site. The judgments of God are in the earth and He promised to destroy all nations that come against Jerusalem. For the U.S. to fund and train Muslims who then murder innocent Israeli people makes the U.S. responsible and ripe for judgment of God.

    Now Jim Berkland, a well known geologist famous for his accurate predictions, is predicting a huge quake for North America. See video here.