Cakewalks & Hair-Splitting - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 01.12.11 | 02:22 (IST)

    The mistrust is understandable. Ayalon is fronting in the US for Israel. He has this hair-splitting idea about occupations that are not occupations because of some split hair. And the current Israeli government has a habit of springing nasty surprises on the US. As for the cakewalk scenario, the US has been there and done that. Iraq was sold to us as casualty-free, paying for itself and over in days, weeks at most. Eight years and 65,000 casualties later, it is just ending.

    from the article: U.S. military chief: Unclear if Israel would alert U.S. ahead of attack on Iran
    First published 23:21 30.11.11 | Last updated 23:21 30.11.11
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