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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 15.02.10 | 16:19 (IST)

    Israel has done everything in its power to prevent the doings of Israel in Gaza from getting into the international press. It allows no press there, it has led an out to destroy campaign against Goldstone and his report, and it continues the lie that its punitive actions that have turned Gaza into a ghetto is solely due to security reasons. The objective of all this is well planned policy and that is not only to punish the general population but also to radicalise the civilian population. It needs to keep the pot boiling to deflect attention from its violations of this myth of temporary freeze. Baird knows this but unfortunately is retiring. If he were up for reelection AIPAC and its minions would be out in full force to do a "Goldstone" on him.

    from the article: U.S. congressman: U.S. should break Israel`s blockade of Gaza
    First published 08:36 15.02.10 | Last updated 08:50 15.02.10
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