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    • Phil
    • 19.06.07 | 16:09 (IDT)

    Shtrasler is an excellent economics reporter but every time he gives us political rhetoric, he distorts the issue. Some of what he says in this article is true but to be fair, he should have compared 1970 to 1987 when the infatadas started and destroyed the Palestinian economy. Giving the Palestinians a better economy and keeping political control over them was stupid but Israel did give them a higher standard of living. And to imply that Israel is to blame for the Arab refugee problem is a great distortion; it was Egypt who created the "Gaza concentration camp".

    from the article: Unmoved by the humanitarian crisis
    First published 00:00 19.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.06.07
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