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We don't have to -- This where it is being.
At the government shall.
To -- but it -- what -- Hamas re runs of five star hotel in Gaza City.
A far cry from refugee camps rampant poverty and unemployment.
That is played the one point five million crammed in 140.
Square mile strip of land cut off by a seven year old Israeli blockade.
-- -- -- In that hotel that you are running in the middle of Gaza.
Sharp contrast to the rest of the community that we saw here.
Why in this in the first or you know what -- -- you see and hear on television.
Does not infected -- -- situation it.
A boom of sorts is happening in Gaza.
Not from Palestinian rockets or Israeli bombs -- fuel -- Soledad that -- -- mode that you you've been talking about being.
Palestinian investors have taken it upon themselves to rebuild the economy.
Provide jobs and hope to the populist otherwise cut off.
-- -- -- -- -- But.
We insisting to keep working we had -- to keep giving jobs but -- unions.
Bloody battles raged between Palestinian militants and Israeli troops since the Oslo accords -- Palestinians rule here.
A short civil war between factions Hamas and for top later left more militant Hamas in charge of -- A tense peace now exists between Hamas and the Israelis but there are signs everywhere.
Of the violence that takes place here.
Just last month.
Relative calm was shattered when Hamas fired 2150.
-- -- rockets.
Launched -- it and other Gaza based groups.
Violating a year old troops.
Fifteen Palestinians were killed by the inevitable Israeli counter -- a volatile relationship a fact of life here.
Is it frustrating to you when you see a rocket -- By a Palestinian fighters.
You know it seems like a vicious circle keep going around him when you're trying to make something of this you know at the way to diagnose I've been old Ruth they'd -- -- -- It is.
Such acts completely because.
I think by negotiation until Tuesday it was but he.
Past the black -- tower and security walls room with graffiti downtown Ramallah also with life.
But according to some businessmen.
Unless there is a Palestinian solution.
There will be economic collapse here.
Driving for Vermont -- much different than when I was here.
Seems to be a lot of development this seems to be.
And economic from going.
What's the real.
You didn't see any development you just -- Let's not develop.
That -- this could be the jobs and -- do you think that this loss.
-- he -- a successful Palestinian businessman.
This is for me not.
Nation -- -- things about spoke about just.
More and more -- that's.
-- I hope.
We would move that is active it is what it is day and night activities.
One of these -- -- to leave -- You know when I talk to Israelis some Israelis -- they say we don't want to have.
With the -- through the wall and that's the deal with that -- -- sort.
-- to have it warned and that had obvious.
Hello -- you mean being with -- and it would sound -- award I mean there are Israelis.
-- both sides over the war how would they live like that.
Palestinian Americans we met in Ramallah echoed that sentiment.
I think if you cannot see any places we just came here pronouncement and -- it ladies villain Chicago as they came here.
Palestinian best book and they can't like I let -- and visit -- -- -- announcement.
I remember in 2004 we -- in Beirut for the favorite summit.
Arab states to come to some kind of a peace initiative and but some it was broken by.
They passover bombing.
Where many people were killed.
You could see how some people might think -- scars represents something where we open up.
To discussions and then we face violence -- the stuff that look what's happening.
In Europe today.
-- a German he'd tell you I'm European.
The he'd go that I mean literally should between France and Germany with the can be each -- -- look at Germany and Russia.
How -- that that's the kind of peace we need.
And it takes mature leadership it takes -- leaders to step up and say look guys.
It's behind us we need to lift to get -- that it is war is not an option.
What are your greatest fear.
Above institution in Washington.
-- just destroying Israel.
That feeding it with that audience.
Without thinking about winning the wolf -- And your greatest hope.
The other people.
And around us.
Always remember how diamonds are made of defection and we have in the minds of facts.
And that is.
Craig -- joins us live here -- Jerusalem.
You know your heart breaks when you see how people live over their but it does seem better is they -- an economic boom worn -- I didn't quite understand they're building is that an economic boom well it's an economic.
Boom that they are creating themselves they're building buildings but it's mostly from.
Palestinian money Palestinian investors there's no industry there there's -- agriculture there they're dependent on the outside world right now.
The Palestinian Authority is having a crisis they've run out of money they couldn't make payroll salaries for a 165000.
-- Employees of the Palestinian Authority that that's the rule there that's a people who are keeping things calm.
And so without.
Some kind of -- come they're not going to be able to keep the peace because they won't be able to pay the money from the outside sources got.
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