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    • Jim
    • 11.01.10 | 12:24 (IST)

    It doesn't take a psychiatrist to explain Israel's behavior. Israelis have chosen to settle in an area surrounded by peoples who resent their presence. What possibly borders on the abnormal is that she has persisted in maintaining this state of affairs over a long period of time and long ago gave up trying to get along with her neighbors, a condition which she appears to assume is impossible. The result is an unhealthy environment for all in which everyone makes demands, no one makes concessions, and neither party listens to the other, i.e. a perpetual state of antagonism and periodic war, further exacerbated by extremists (terrorists), both Israeli and anti-Israeli. Yes! It is abnormal! No! It doesn't take a psychiatrist to explain it.

    from the article: Only psychiatrists can explain Israel's behavior
    First published 01:43 10.01.10 | Last updated 19:07 10.01.10
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