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    • Ilan Toren
    • 06.03.06 | 07:37 (IST)

    This is transparently a plan to appease the US while pandering to the post-zionist stream within Israel. Just take the example of Tapuah which sits on the road to the Jordan Valley which Olmert claims Israel needs adjacent to a new border control point . Removing it will have no effect on either demographics or even on the cost of defense. It is merely a symbolic sop to the US and Rehov Sheinken who recall the name Tapuah while having no idea where it is. This is not policy making, it is pure electioneering.

    from the article: Peres balks at Olmert's plans for further West Bank pullout
    First published 00:00 05.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 05.03.06
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