"In Gaza there are literally streets
under Hamas control and within a few blocks other streets under Fatah
The neighborhoods have become so fragmented that my taxi driver kept
his radio station and flag on his windshield so we could travel from
"There is a great sense that the people are robbed of their space and time and this has resulted in a de-development of the human being. The impact of the divisions in Gaza, Jerusalem and the West Bank means the people can no longer carry the mantle of nationalism, they are so drained by just trying to get through the day there is no time for politics, so the mantle of nationalism is now being upheld by Arabs in Israel.
"Soon Palestinians will be required to
obtain visas to move from one canton to the other and visas will also
issued at Ben Gurion for any foreigners wishing to enter the West Bank.