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    • James Murray
    • 30.08.10 | 08:33 (IDT)

    So the USSR supplied some countries of the world with weapons, and the USA did the same with other countries. That was what the Cold War was all about: a long established, rapidly growing, and immensely profitable business that used governments but eventually transcended politics. Does Bibi expect Putin to give that up? Hardly likely! I wonder what would happen if Assad asked Obama to give up supplying Israel with weapons? It is a cold, cruel world; and governments ran out of ideological excuses a long time ago. Now we are stuck with it. Sins of the fathers, etc.

    from the article: Despite Israeli protests, Russia won't halt arms sale to Syria
    First published 02:36 30.08.10 | Last updated 02:36 30.08.10
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