Expect An IDF Provocation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • chet
    • 17.03.07 | 19:29 (IST)

    With the thin edge of the wedge of European and possibly even U.S. willingness to accept the Hamas-Fatah unity government and to provide aid and other support, what will the Israeli response be? The reaction will be what has always worked in the past - because of some concocted crisis, the IDF will employ its tanks, armoured bulldozers and attack helicopters in an incursion against the Palestinians which will be guaranteed to provoke a violent response. Israel will then say: " These are not appropriate partners for peace or for recognition as a viable government." I hope I'm wrong, but we'll see.

    from the article: U.S. 'disturbed' by 'right to resist' clause in PA unity gov't platform
    First published 00:00 17.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.03.07
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