Israeli politicians have relied on their wars of choice - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 15.02.10 | 10:57 (IST)

    not directly impacting their major civilian population centres whilst the Israeli military targetted anything they wished. It now appears that states such as Syria have now got the capability to do what Israel did to Beruit in 1982 and Israel is crying foul. This is not about Arabs been able to destroy buildings in downtown Tel Aviv. This is about the willigness of Israelis with second passports to stay in Israel or to move back to their country's of origin. We saw Israel cease to function in 1991 because of a couple of Scud missiles with exoduses from Israeli cities and Israelis leaving the country in their droves A constant threat for far worse will affect Israel's ability to attract investment and with that retain those talented individuals such as Doctors, scientists who will have to leave Israel to find work. Interesting times.

    from the article: Syria is no different from Hamas or Hezbollah
    First published 02:25 15.02.10 | Last updated 10:55 15.02.10
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