Impotent Pals, couldda saved a lot of traffic headaches... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe Sittizen
    • 17.11.09 | 10:42 (IST)

    ...if they had started their efforts five years ago, and if they could actually do something right. Instead, Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem have been forced to endure miserable traffic jams, horrible road conditions, and an overdue project with skyrocketing costs. The Saudis have much, much deeper pocketbooks, so maybe they can afford the cost overruns. Always amazes me that Palestinians are willing to keep themselves riding on donkeys while the rest of the Arab world moves ahead of them. The fools should have demanded from the EU, UN and America that Israel build an equivalent system for them in East Jerusalem - they would have been much more successful with that idea. Boycotts don't work. Neither does violence. The Pals still haven't learned.

    from the article: Palestinians to Arab states: You can stop Jerusalem light rail
    First published 08:21 17.11.09 | Last updated 08:56 17.11.09
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