Gideon Levy's articles keep shooting Israel in the foot/face/ heart. Perhaps he should turn over his salary to help the Arab Palestinians as he doesn't think they are capable of creating their own economy. Decades of dependence and being on the dole creates inertia. People who want an independent state must stop playing the victim and get to work. Gideon inherited a vibrant country, it's too bad he doesn't know Israeli history. Nobody gave Israelis much help, the sweat and toil was Jewish. Gideon's sympathy is misplaced, most of the Arab world wants Israel wiped out. That includes Gideon.
Russia is not and will not launch infantry operations in Syria, says senior lawmaker (Reuters)
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