Blair - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 08.01.10 | 11:30 (IST)

    '"When in another 100 years they write a book about the history of the Middle East, Blair's name will proudly appear in it," says a high-ranking Israeli Foreign Ministry official' That says it all: Blair is an uncritical supporter of Israel who is now carrying out Israeli policy - Palestine as an economically slightly more viable colony of Israel. He beats on and on about renouncing violence and then refuses to criticise Israel for the war crimes committed in Gaza by such as Livni. It's good that Lady Ashton isn't pulling punches over the Quartet's minimal role in the area and Blair's pathetic contributions. What the region needs is an Israeli withdrawal from Palestine, not a few food stamps.

    from the article: Blair to Haaretz: Global terror is one battle, one struggle
    First published 21:51 07.01.10 | Last updated 09:32 09.01.10
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