Mid-East school of hard knocks celebrates

An exceptional university's remarkable 30th birthday set amidst "roadmap" deadlocks and violence is really something to celebrate, writes Michael Hirst.

As Bethlehem University enters is 30th year the al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades intifada is in its third.
In the three years since the Palestinian uprising or intifada began, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict has seen economies ruined, cities wrecked and about 3,000 people killed.