It is odd that Israel seems oblivious to the long term dangers inherent in its current policies - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • American Observer
    • 26.11.11 | 03:47 (IST)

    25 years ago, the world at large was sympathetic to Israel's situation. The reverse is true now. It is becoming unacceptably obvious to the majority of Americans that its government has been effectively hijacked in favor of policies that support Israel, even against American interests, and eventually, that isn't going to remain sustainable. To any fair-minded observer who has been paying attention, it seems all but certain that if Israel doesn't gather the courage to make peace in the Middle East in this era, its long term survival is much less certain. I continue to marvel that so many Israelis appear to have their heads in the sand on this issue.

    from the article: The necessary elimination of Israeli democracy
    First published 08:20 25.11.11 | Last updated 08:20 25.11.11
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