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    • flashman
    • 02.03.07 | 17:35 (IST)

    you use the wrong description.it is not a sectarian government in the sense of two large sects and one ruling over the other.the alawites are a small minority and they rule over the elaphantine majorities.that is inherently unstable and does not suit israel. we descend from the height at our peril.if the brotherhood comes into power they would be pretty much al qaeda sitting on the golan. why would israel take that risk?

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