i never had any expectations of egypt or turkey. i never travel to backward muslim countries, never trusted their peaceful intentions and always thought/think that the moment they feel they can defeat us- they will join our enemies. it really doesn;t matter what we do to appease them, they will hate our guts. in this hood you need to be strong, and even crazy, if you will. building of aswan was a gift for us- remember that, egypt.
Erdan meets senior IDF officers (res.) to discuss candidacy of Gal Hirsch for police chief (Haaretz)
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