There is no more important subplot to the war in Gaza than the corruption of international institutions. Today, the United Nations essentially acknowledged that some of its Gaza-based employees participated in the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks.
The UN also said that it fired employees over their alleged participation in the deadliest attack on Jews since the Holocaust. But this is virtually guaranteed to be the absolute least of what they will find when investigators open up that can of worms.
First, the details. The employees were part of the agency assigned to Palestinian refugees and their descendants, UNRWA. “The Israeli Authorities have provided UNRWA with information about the alleged involvement of several UNRWA employees in the horrific attacks on Israel on 7 October,” reads a statement from UNRWA director Philippe Lazzarini. “To protect the Agency’s ability to deliver humanitarian assistance, I have taken the decision to immediately terminate the contracts of these staff members and launch an investigation in order to establish the truth without delay.”
In other words, the agency that exists to perpetuate war against Israel, and thus is disinclined to believe a word the Israelis say, has been given evidence of such a convincing nature that it had to act immediately.
In response, State Department…