Let’s pretend 2010... was a year that never was - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • allang
    • 31.12.10 | 21:06 (IST)

    What is there left to say that hasn’t been said. It feels like a pitiful excuse, to keep repeating over and over again... that Israelis live in a difficult environment. That the news we read here daily, on the front pages of Ha’aretz is somehow a misrepresentation. How many times can we argue against reality. The facts and the headlines speak for themselves. And perceptions that Israelis are the victims here doesn’t hold water anymore. I too would like to close my eyes and pretend that 2010... was a year that never was. Or at least that shouldn’t have been. But I’ve got this funny feeling in my stomach, that 2011won’t be very different. Sorry to say... but optimism isn’t on the forecast these days.

    from the article: The year of truth
    First published 01:44 31.12.10 | Last updated 01:44 31.12.10
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