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Foreign investment jumpstarts the Palestinian economy

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A commercial strip in downtown Ramallah, West Bank. Photo: TheMediaLine

U.S. envoy George Mitchell recently said that Israel has reduced the number of checkpoints and roadblocks in the West Bank, helping economic growth.

For its part, last year the U.S. gave nearly $1 billion in assistance to the Palestinians.

Do you think the U.S. should do more to promote economic growth in the West Bank?

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U.S. envoy George Mitchell recently said that Israel has reduced the number of checkpoints and roadblocks in the West Bank, helping economic growth. For its part, last year the U.S. gave nearly $1 billion in assistance to the Palestinians. Do you think the U.S. should do more to promote economic growth in the West Bank? http://worldfocus.org/files/2010/01/th_palestine_medialine.jpg http://worldfocus.org/files/2010/01/th_palestine_medialine.jpg

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