Once again Gideon Levy found the real culprit in the Middle East. And the usual suspect is, of course Israel. Has it ever occurred to Mr. Levy that the Palestinians share the blame for their own misery in Gaza? As I recall, Mr. Levy was one of the strongest proponents of the withdrawal from Gaza. Has it considered the fact that after that unilateral withdrawal the Palestinians had the choice to use it as a lever to accelerate the Peace process? That they could have used that opportunity to engage in a dialogue and a commercial cooperation rather than launching Qassams and mortar attacks? How convenient to always blame Israel!
Guardian Council reverses ban on 1,500 candidates in Iran's parliamentary elections (AP)
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