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    • FrumiousFalafel
    • 16.12.09 | 03:34 (IST)

    Stephan, the "argument" you make is *exactly*, *precisely* the argument that is RIGHTLY made against the UNWRA -- that would be the ONLY UN agency period devoted to the cause for one singular people: the Palestinians. ALL other poor slobs who are refugees in the world must go to the "other" agency that is for literally EVERY other people in the world who has a major problem, the UNHCR. They, it turns out, to a hell of a job given the highly limited resources they have. Palestinians, due to some back-room arm-twisting by the Arab-Block and other countries that vote alongside them were able to convince the UN to set up an *entirely* separate agency JUST for the Palestinians, the UNWRA. Lucky Palestinians, eh? Well, when you actually look in to it, not so much. First off, as you mention, all the workers for the UNWRA are single minded to keep their jobs and to keep the situation "the same". And that means to feed and clothe every Palestinian there is. (Continued...)

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