Peace And Prosperity Don't Always Go Hand In Hand

While you draw a connection between the peace process and the growth of the Israeli economy, you neglect to mention other factors ("Bibi has business biting its nails," International Business, June 17). These include a restructuring of the economy, making it far more efficient, the arrival of 500,000 immigrants; and liberalization of trade policy, which was a major factor for the increase in trade with Eastern Europe and the Far East. In addition, since 1992, Israel has benefited from $8 billion in U.S. loans

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