#140 You know, here's a funny thing, Cipora... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 18.03.10 | 14:11 (IST)

    CJK: "JB, of course Patraeus has a 'comeback' " How odd, because Petraeus says the opposite. Perhaps you aren't listening? CJK: "all he has to do is tell the arabs and other muslims that they have been behind all terror attacks against americans for decades." And how does that get THEM on HIS side? Because this is Petraeus' argument: 1) CENTCOM is in a war against Islamic terror 2) CETCOM can't win without the aid of these Arab countries 3) These Arab countries can not offer CENTCOM that aid while America is seen to be Israel's sock-puppet. There is no point berating THEM for that. There is no point baying at the moon over that. America is showing cowardice in the face of Israeli intransigence, and while it does that then these Arab regimes would be committing suicide if they offered assistance to CENTCOM, and Petraeus knows that as much as they do. The solution is pretty obvious, Cippie.

    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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