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    • MarkC
    • 18.02.11 | 13:53 (IST)

    The average West Bank Palestinian has a higher standard of living and more opportunities than people in Egypt or Jordan. People in these countries did not have checkpoints and demolitions, but the generational grind of inescapable poverty imposed on them by their own governments. Now the Palestinians have a chance to see that they are not the only victims in the Middle East, and maybe not even the worst off.

    from the article: Israel could become the scapegoat of Egypt's new democracy
    First published 02:35 18.02.11 | Last updated 02:35 18.02.11
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