ISRAEL CANNOT RULE THE ROOST IN THE MIDDLE EAST - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 22.03.07 | 05:03 (IST)

    It's about time Israel recognized its cannot rule the roost in the MIddle East as JFK recognized the US could not impose its will and power on the world in 1962 (too bad the neocons missed this wisdom): "We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient -- that we are only six percent of the world's population and cannot impose our will on the other ninety-four percent of mankind..." In addition, that Arab governments will not be a carbon copy of its government or indeed western governments but they must reflect their peoples' own tradition and experience too. That's only fair. One size should not fit all. Dutch

    from the article: Israel to snub foreign envoys who meet with Hamas ministers
    First published 00:00 21.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.03.07
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