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    • Stoopid American
    • 18.01.11 | 20:15 (IST)

    ... I hope the author is right. The trouble is that the Israeli majority is nearly as apathetic about doing the right thing as the American majority is. Given the weakness and disorganization of the Israeli left, this gives the Israeli right disproportionate power and influence. Witness the hammer Lieberman wields, despite his party's paltry 12.5% mind share. Everything in this article depends on the Israeli majority waking up and mandating change. The 64 billion dollar question is: will they?

    from the article: Think Israel's a lost cause? Ten reasons to think again
    First published 16:29 17.01.11 | Last updated 16:29 17.01.11
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