Backfire - Regime Change down in flames - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 10.07.06 | 17:44 (IDT)

    "The recent developments have left only two players in the Israeli-Palestinian arena: Israel and Hamas. There are no others. The most notable non-player is Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who has nearly no ability to influence events - not in the case of Shalit and not in the matter of the Qassam rockets, the two issues at the center of the current violent confrontation." - Danny Rubinstein Olmert's program for Regime Change in Palestine has been a resounding failure. It is the most incompetent strategic move by Israel since Sharon decided to remake the map of the Middle east by taking Beirut. When one sets a goal of accomplishing something, and in the end not only accomplishes the opposite, but does other harm to oneself as well, the effort was a failure. People who pursue failure for the fun of it are known as Masochists.

    from the article: Hamas is here to stay
    First published 00:00 10.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.07.06
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