July 27, 2006
Did "Peace" Groups Finance Terrorists in Iraq?
DiscoverTheNetwork.org makes the claim. I am trying to verify the story. Free Republic has been talking about this for some time. [During the last week of December 2004, Benjamin announced in Amman, Jordan that Global Exchange, Code Pink, and Families for Peace would be donating a combined $600,000 in medical supplies and cash to the terrorist insurgents who were fighting American troops in Fallujah, Iraq. Said Benjamin, "I don't know of any other case in history in which the parents of fallen soldiers collected medicine ... for the families of the 'other side.' It is a reflection of a growing movement in the United States ... opposed to the unjust nature of this war."] Code Pink paints a rosy picture of the Jordan trip. [Amongst our new Iraqi friends are four doctors and activists with humanitarian aid organizations. They have been buying and distributing the medicines and basic supplies to the Fallujah refugees over the past few weeks.]