STERNHELL, finally I agree with you, that with regards to the situtation in the Middle East, the European right of Nicolas Sarkozy, Angela Merkel and David Cameron is a bunch of dangerous leftists. YES they are because they have no clue of what is happening in the Arab mind. Because you see a tie on Abbas, it does not mean that he is committed to western understanding of Democraty. They have the Arab thinking, a religious one. the Pal society is more religious than not, 70 % are and Abbas goes to the moschee, while Peres does not attend.
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