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    • Shelley
    • 14.09.10 | 04:27 (IST)

    Around the Rosh Hashanah table, a conversation with a well known political scientist who is an Israeli specialist. He agreed with this view, and suggested that only a sufficient degree of pain will cause people to conclude an ongoing and long term state of war. When pressed to give numbers, here's what he said: 5000 Israeli dead, half of Tel Aviv destroyed, and 20000 Palestinian dead. Woe to us if he is right. But history bears this out.

    from the article: From Bush to Netanyahu
    First published 00:50 14.09.10 | Last updated 00:50 14.09.10
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