Israel is not a partner - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • raymond deane
    • 01.10.06 | 20:32 (IST)

    Benziman is an honourable commentator, who tends to hit the nail on the head. However, the main reason why King Hussein and his nasty little son became such loyal policemen for Israel was because the price forthcoming - and I mean, literally, dollars - was right. The same goes for the Egyptian dictator Mubarak. For all its ranting about democracy, Israel is delighted to have these police states for neighbours, because their dictators are willing to be bribed to keep their own people - who support the just Palestinian cause - in check.

    from the article: Is Israel a partner?
    First published 00:00 01.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 01.10.06
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