The author should be comparing the 1970 GNP per capita to that of the year 2000, before the second intifada, when the Pal economy was booming; since then the Pals have suffered the drastic consequences of their own misguided actions.
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen (AP)
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