especially by large international corporations in Gaza and the WB never got off the ground because the greedy Palestinians leaders and bureaucrats demanded far to much baksheesh for issuing licenses and concessions and such. It was not for lack of trying and certainly not becasue of checkpoints. Most of those that give it a try closed down as they became the primary victims of marauding angry Palestinians every time the West hiccuped in a way that was interpreted as offensive to them. The Palestinians are their own worst emenies, but are not smart enough to have realized this yet.
Bennett, Deri expected to resign from Knesset, remain in cabinet under new 'Norwegian Law’ (Haaretz)
from the article: UN human rights envoy says Gaza a prison for Palestinians