mb - no, that is not what I said - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 08.01.07 | 21:32 (IST)

    "You say israel might is far less in 40 years." - mb No, read again. I said that for 40 years Israel has been paying a high cost for what turned out to be an unnecessary preemptive war. That cost includes the Yom Kippur War where the primary goals of Egypt and Syria were recovering lost land and national honor. It includes all of the cost of the occupation. How much has that cost been? Hard to say as we do not - and can not - know what would have happened. But the cost has been high, in lives, wealth and national prestige.

    from the article: An alibi for the Arrow
    First published 00:00 08.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.01.07
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