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    • 27.11.09 | 08:48 (IST)

    The time tested tactic of Fatah and Hamas wins again: 1. Dictate terms of surrender to the Jews. 2. Demand prizes up front as the price of the privilege of even "negotiating" (hearing more terms of surrender). 3. Keep the prizes and refuse to negotiate. Its a win-win for uncle Abbas and his mentors in the US state department and CIA. Obama and Clinton and Mitchell are toasting a brilliant chess move as Israel is backed further and further into the losers corner on the international stage. Bibi comes away empty handed yet again. Think this is connected to renewed hopes for Shalit or Israeli command and control software in the F-35? Dream on. Next comes a declaration of statehood and a long war against a well armed enemy literally a stones throw from the main target - Israel's civilian population. The only viable end game is to defeat and disarm the enemy, create a three-state solution, wall-off both Hamastan and Fatahland, let Egypt and Jordan trade and deal with them.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Settlers have been working for months to undermine construction freeze
    First published 02:15 27.11.09 | Last updated 06:31 27.11.09
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