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    • Jonathan S
    • 15.08.06 | 18:18 (IDT)

    One should not question that Sarid is an honest man. But he is a tragic hero, like an actor on the wrong stage at the wrong time. Perhaps Chamberlain would stand out as a great statesman today, were it not for the fact that his enemy had an inhuman and fascist ideology. This ideology will leave you with two alternatives only: fight and prevail or get annihilated. This fanatic ideology is active today from Afghanistan to Bombay, from Bali to Iraq, from Sudan to Algeria. Tiny Israel is only one of the hot spots. Even with a Hamas-state at Israel’s border, the threat of annihilation would remain. This is WWIII, the first war of this new century.

    from the article: With such a left, who needs a right?
    First published 00:00 15.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.08.06
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