Israel's assets are feeble. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 19.01.10 | 03:26 (IST)

    "Mutual economic interets, mutual security interests, and pro-Israel members of the Turkish army". If that was the case, The bashing of Israel wouldn't have happend from Davos onwards in the first place. Turkey has decided to be the next non-Arab, Muslim power, -somewhere like a post Mubarak Egypt, if one wants an example- and Israel has little leverage to avert that. Pleasing Turkey's ambassadors is necessary, but not enough. The EU's hesitance about Turkey's inclusion into the EU, right as they are, have pushed Turkey into Iran's arms too. A very worrying development indeed.

    from the article: Comment / Netanyahu must avert Turkey's slide toward Syria, Iran
    First published 02:15 19.01.10 | Last updated 09:15 19.01.10
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