Peace Through Commerce?

The Oasis Casino in Jericho, Palestine, has been shuttered since the turn of the century (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

If you were around, in the United States of America back then, remember the war in Vietnam.

I grew up watching the Vietnam War and its protests and conflicts that tore Americans apart on television; and hearing the big kids in the neighborhood stressing over draft lotteries; and the statements, arguments and insults traded by the grownups at family gatherings and various life cycle events. By the time Saigon was renamed…

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