an extraordinary – almost obscenely beautiful – financial arrangement in "Palestine". The EU funds millions of pounds' worth of projects in Gaza. These are regularly destroyed by Israel's American-made weaponry. So it goes like this. European taxpayers fork out for the projects. US taxpayers fork out for the weapons which Israel uses to destroy them. Then EU taxpayers fork out for the whole lot to be rebuilt. And then US taxpayers... Well, you've got the point.That's just by the by. The article is titled Israel has crept into the EU without anyone noticing.
July 31, 2010
Watch the money-go-round
Here's a little chunk of a Robert Fisk article from today's Independent: