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    • 04.09.07 | 17:29 (IDT)

    Imagine the headline, "Palestinian Supreme Court orders halt to Qassem-fire." Imagine Palestinian democracy reaching the level of Israeli democracy, however low or high you judge that to be. And the IDF does whatever the civilian government tell it to do, even evicting Jews from their homes. In 2005 the IDF chief was fired for refusing to go along with the Gaza disengagement, and since then, the IDF chiefs have been handpicked by Olmert to follow his instructions. Which got Dan Halutz in trouble. Now, Gabi Ashkenazi is just as much of a slave to Olmert as Halutz was.

    from the article: Court orders state to alter West Bank separation fence route at Bil'in
    First published 00:00 04.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.09.07
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