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Palistinians: International Welfare Moms

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Submitted by James Burke (Canada), May 27, 2007 at 10:55

Dr. Pipes

The Palestinians must be the biggest welfare class in the history of the world, with nothing to show for it besides Hamas, fatah and the PLO

WIll any good ever come out of Gaza or the West Bank of Jordan in your opinion?

Given the fact that the Lebanese army is pounding away at 1 of 12 refugee camps in their country while the world press ignores it, why is the US still financing these welfare moms?

If they pull the plug, can things get even worse in Gaza?

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Daniel Pipes replies:

"WIll any good ever come out of Gaza or the West Bank of Jordan in your opinion?"

In theory, sure. But it will be a while.

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