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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 25.05.10 | 05:41 (IDT)

    The Israeli government is building a large case against itself on the issue of its own credibility. Why any criminal defendant should trust any assurances in any plea bargain is starting to become increasingly problematic. This, along with the holier than thou claims of the IDF on Gaza and the lies about the Dubai assassination will increasingly affect international relations and harden adversaries' positions in any negotiations. Do not expect the negotiations for Shalit or with the Palestinians to be simplified. Credibility is based largely on trust.

    from the article: Former IDF soldier accused of espionage: My testimony is inadmissible in court
    First published 04:02 25.05.10 | Last updated 04:02 25.05.10
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