The Brits ignore the REAL Pal economy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • William
    • 18.09.07 | 01:46 (IST)

    There very much is a Pal economy. An economy is defined as any trade of goods. Pals used to trade in building services and produce in 1999. Since the Intifada started, and the continuation of terror activities through Hamas (the ruling party), the new economy has gone underground and is in the trading of bomb making services and weapons. Millions of dollars every year go into this economy, which several countries bankroll directly, and many more bankroll indirectly. Notice that Hamas forbids the import of produce, but focuses more on smuggling $$$ and TNT. Hot houses are destroyed and used for terror training. The fact that average Pals have problems because their own livelihood is in contrast with this underground economy is not the concern of the world. If average Pals partake in attacks and go unpaid, let them demand paychecks from the ruling party. Neither have anything to do with Israeli policies.

    from the article: U.K.: Israel must lift obstacles to movement in West Bank, Gaza
    First published 00:00 17.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.09.07
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