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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 20.03.10 | 06:26 (IST)

    A decade ago the Supreme Court of the USA twice halted the Presidential election. The first reason contradicted the second reason. In both cases the objective was clear. The outcome was uncertain, though it appeared George W. Bush would be the winner. The Supreme Court was not willing to risk another outcome. In a decision which it stated that the ruling would not apply in any future case, it appointed George W. Bush Resident of the United States. Thus began the decline of America into a position where no decent nation had any trust it in, or it's government. As the two previous governments of the USA, that of G.H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton has spent 12 years rebuilding the credibility the nation had lost in the 1980s, this was a major blow. The American and Israeli right have done everything they can to destroy any chance of rebuilding the world's trust in America. Given the malicious intent and ruthless behavior of the Netanyahu government, what will it take to rebuild 'trust"

    from the article: Israel to engage in 'trust-building' moves in wake of East Jerusalem row
    First published 22:48 18.03.10 | Last updated 23:58 18.03.10
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