Feeding West Bank While Starving Gaza a Bad Recipe

Reem Bahdi
Published: Wednesday, 07/04/2007 12:00 am EDT

Let's hope that we don't make the same mistake in Palestine as we did in Iraq. In Iraq, the West sought to topple Saddam Hussein's regime through sanctions and finally through military means. Our policies ultimately valued defeating Iraq's political leaders over protecting the Iraqi people from poverty and social strife.

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