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    • Rene Fries
    • 19.03.06 | 11:01 (IST)

    "To have the cake and eat it" - here we say "avoir le beurre et l'argent du beurre" - is a politics that is doomed to fail. Bush will not stay forever, whilst Hamas possibly will. It's only a matter of time before the Quartet will seriously take on the whole question, and finalize it. I bet the definitive soution will probably be full EU-membership for Israel and Palestine.

    from the article: A new consensus
    First published 00:00 19.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 19.03.06
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