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    • Paul Usiskin
    • 31.01.06 | 01:22 (IST)

    That's the fact Bill. Reality. It bites. It costs money to stick to firm blind Islamic principles and lack of it erodes belief systems. The quartet's statement tonight gives Israel's positon a legitimacy and support that even Grandpa Arik could only have dreamt of and yet listening to an interview with a Hamas Gaza leader tonight then passed on to Danny Yatom for comment, it was clear that the reality is already biting and given time even Hamas... well I won't go there for fear of being a wannabe. I am definitely not a Likudnik and I am very much a peacenik, but I'm not blind. Those sucide bomb aftermaths do something to one's rationale. Like Segev I just don't think we can forever say never. Hamas is not infinite or monolithic. To keep its constituency it has to deliver and 77% of Palestinians polled today want Hamas to drop its charter calls for Israel's destruction and non-recognition.

    from the article: Looking back in anger
    First published 00:00 30.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.01.06
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