Humbug! It's simply lousy leadership. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe Sittizen
    • 07.12.09 | 16:09 (IST)

    Burston ignores the obvious: the totally useless leadership that the Yesha COuncil is forcing on the residents of Judea and Samaria. As many people have pointed out, they are a self-appointed group with no mandate and no accountability. They have pissed away tens of millions of dollars over the years and have nothing but total failure to show since Oslo. There are almost no new settlements. Existing settlements can't even build within their own borders. And, of course, they lost all of the 21 settlements in Gaza and thousands of Israeli Gazans are still without work or homes, and the Yesha Council has done nothing for them. What do they propose now? Thaw the freeze? Oy va voy aleynu! (woe to us, for you non Hebrew speakers)

    from the article: Trust the settlers to lose the West Bank
    First published 12:10 07.12.09 | Last updated 17:21 07.12.09
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