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    • Johnboy
    • 11.08.11 | 06:36 (IDT)

    You need to keep drumming this into your skull: Israel is the OCCUPYING POWER, and that remains true regardless of wether (or not) it subcontracts the job (note: the job, not the responsibility) of maintaining goods and services to the PA. So if Israel stops the PA from doing its job then Abbas will simply dissolve the PA, and Israel will then be **obliged** by int'l law to take up the slack.

    from the article: Barak warns Israeli ministers: Sanctions could lead to the Palestinian Authority's collapse
    First published 02:14 11.08.11 | Last updated 02:14 11.08.11
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