Peace is expensive - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joyce D
    • 08.03.11 | 17:36 (IST)

    The US will be expected to pay for the compensation of Palestinian refugees who give up their right of return. Also the US will be expected to fund the transfer of Palestinians to Jordan and other countries. Compensating just 100,000 settlers $50,000 each would cost 5 billion dollars. The total compensation package could well exceed 100 billion dollars which the US will have to borrow. We will be told that is a bargain and pay it.

    from the article: Israel may ask U.S. for $20 billion more in security aid, Barak says
    First published 09:12 08.03.11 | Last updated 12:01 08.03.11
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