An interesting contrast - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mustapha Nathawan
    • 07.04.11 | 14:43 (IDT)

    You emphasize in this story that a "majority" of Egyptians are for maintaining peace with Israel. However in your story about Itamar, you emphasize that 32% of Palestinians approve of what happened. So the question is this: why is it that the 32% of Palestinians who approve of the Itamar violence are worthy of a mention, but the 40% of Egyptians who oppose peace with Israel are not? Would I be too cynical in concluding that the Itamar statistic paints the Palestinians in a bad light, whereas the Egypt statistic is positive for Israel? Surely Haaretz would not sink to such coarse propaganda!

    from the article: Poll: Majority of Egyptians support maintaining Israel peace
    First published 13:11 07.04.11 | Last updated 13:11 07.04.11
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