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    • Naftush
    • 31.08.10 | 16:00 (IDT)

    Your remarks about Israel's greed, control of the fate of the world, and influence on US foreign policy belong to the unanswerable domain of turgid fantasy. As for the rest -- when America and Russia felt mutually threatened, they established huge territorial spheres of control in central and eastern Europe, verging in the Soviet case on annexation. They retained those zones until circumstances -- the breakup of the USSR -- made them unnecessary.

    from the article: Strenger than Fiction / Peace talks are sure to fail, but what will be the consequences?
    First published 14:52 31.08.10 | Last updated 14:52 31.08.10
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