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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 15.01.10 | 06:21 (IST)

    If you want to know what the Saudis or Persians are doing, read their press. Haaretz probably doesn't have Saudi or Teheran bureaus. As to the devastation, imagine if it happened in any place that has buildings that predate modern earthquake standards. Imagine if your own government was largely killed off and police and fire services, too. And several schools collapsed with the children and teachers inside. Anarchy reigns because what government they had was killed and the Capital collapsed, and water & sewer systems were destroyed. Once the Seabees or Redhorse arrives, maybe they can expand the airport from a single runway and the road from what is left of that too.

    from the article: Israeli official arrives in Haiti to 'devastation on every corner'
    First published 21:54 14.01.10 | Last updated 14:58 15.01.10
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