It takes two to tango - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 15.01.06 | 21:07 (IST)

    "Israel pressured. Doesn`t it take 2 to tango?" - David Kat And the man who pays the piper calls the tune. Israel has followed policies for decades that it could not afford because the United States could afford to pay for them. Sooner or later, and for fiscal rather than ideological or geopolitical reasons, the United States will no longer be able to afford to pay for Israel's continued occupation of the West Bank. Israel would be wise to recognize that dependence upon US money not only leaves them susceptible to Bush's desire for good headlines from the Middle East, but ultimately to the consequences resulting from the inevitable end of that funding.

    from the article: One little telephone call
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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