Policy should reflect underlying currents rather than trying to create them. It's the most basic, obvious, proven lesson of government strategies that if you try to manufacture public sentiment, or fabricate policy based on hat manufactured sentiment, you only have to wait for the counter reaction. The more fraud Israel generates the worse its last days.
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
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