#125 Cipora avoids the main point - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 18.03.10 | 10:00 (IST)

    CJK: "JB, of course the Arabs blame Israel" The point that Petraeus makes is that when they do he has no comeback. CJK: "the arabs are really good at blaming others for their own perfidy." And Petraeus points out that he can't make any rebuttal while America remains in thrawl to Israel. CJK: "islamic terror is behind the murder of americans." And the point that Petraeus makes is two-fold: 1) America's pandering of Israel strengthens Islamic terror, and 2) in the fight against that terror the pandering of Israel is preventing CENTCOM from getting the help it does need from those who can provide it i.e. from the Arab regimes. For CENTCOM those are unforgivable blunders, and to Petraeus the answer is blindingly obvious i.e. the USA should lean on Israel to make it cease those actions that so infuriate the Arabs. He's looking after his men, Cipora, and he's looking after the interests of the USA. A radical idea, I know, but there you have it....

    from the article: U.S. general: Israel-Palestinian conflict foments anti-U.S. sentiment
    First published 18:58 17.03.10 | Last updated 19:29 17.03.10
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