It's difficult to know where arrogance comes from... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 11.10.09 | 00:03 (IST)

    However, I imagine in the Israeli case it stems from a culture of greed and lawlessness with no personal accountability. Note Ben Gurion's announcement in 1947 upon receiving Israel's UN share of Palestine, "We take now what the UN gives us, later we take the rest." Such ungratefulness and tribal self promtion. No one is going to accept that kind of aggression today and the violations in sovereign and human rights it entails. Thus Israeli arrogance and gall is about to take a nose dive and I most certainly agree it's beyond time as you points out. Dutch

    from the article: Only gall and nothing more
    First published 02:55 08.10.09 | Last updated 10:01 08.10.09
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