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    • brew
    • 06.10.11 | 10:35 (IST)

    This is how the US government has operated for many many years. Whats really puzzling though is why it is legal for the government to commit extortion and bribery, yet the normal citizens wind up in prison for the same offense. And yes threating someone with dire consequences for your own gain is extortion, as was recently done to the Palestinians, when congress voted to cut of their funds because they refused to go do years more negotiating, when its clear Israel has no intentions of a two state solution.

    from the article: Clinton: UNESCO should think again before granting Palestinian membership
    First published 09:11 06.10.11 | Last updated 09:11 06.10.11
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