Israel has deliberately blurred the line between civilian greed and genuine security needs. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 25.04.13 | 20:50 (IDT)

    When Israel dealt with security problems emanating from Lebanon it relied on a military presence. Not one civilian set up home north of the border because the land had no significance for religious or nationalist extremists. The West Bank has not been dealt with in similar fashion because it has ideological significance or the opportunity for subsidized housing for hundreds of thousands of civilians. If you believe that Israel needs a presence in the West |Bank for security reasons, than use your military, not hundreds of thousands of ideologues whose agendas are based on greed , be it financial or that its beliefs should reign supreme, even at the expense of another people.

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    First published 02:53 25.04.13 | Last updated 02:53 25.04.13
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