Israel is quite used to criticism. It is water off a ducks back. Action is another matter. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 30.09.11 | 19:02 (IDT)

    Turkey was the first western nation to actually take action against Israel. Israel is so unused to such behavior that the only routine they have learned over the years is how to behave against an enemy. Who will be the second western nation to take action against Israel? If this becomes the common practice, then the words, so often ignored, will become unnecessary. (P.S. For those Israel supporters that doubt that Turkey is a western nation, they are a key member of NATO, the western defense aliiance. Israel is not. A portion of Turkey lies in Europe. This is not true of Israel. Turkey has been a key western ally throughout the cold war, beginning before Israel was even a nation. In spite of all this, Israelis consider Israel a western nation. Turkey's credentials are much more authentic)

    from the article: Germany reprimands Israel over new Jerusalem construction
    First published 18:45 30.09.11 | Last updated 18:45 30.09.11
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