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Faith Waning in Palestinian Authority

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Faith Waning in Palestinian Authority

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Faith Waning in Palestinian Authority

Faith Waning in Palestinian Authority

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Palestinians are demoralized by the ineffectiveness of the Palestinian Authority. They say their government has all but vanished from daily life because of internal power struggles, lack of money and political corruption. Israel's construction of a barrier that encroaches on Palestinian territory adds to their sense of hopelessness. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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