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    • harzion
    • 07.11.11 | 16:06 (IST)

    Actions speak louder than words. Israelis have an unfortunate of confusing words for actions. Whenever an Israeli leader speaks in terms of concessions or appeasement many of them fly into a rage, not realizing that it is all phoniness and fakery meant to calm the Americans and the EU. The words have no actual effect on any Israeli plans. It's like Bibi can be expanding full speed on new settlement growth and, at the same time be saying, we are not building new settlements. The American and EU politicians will say, good on you Bibi! You are the man! The rest of the world is wise to this routine, but feign disinterest in order not to provoke America into taking steps against them.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israeli settlement in West Bank important, but must be done legally
    First published 15:40 07.11.11 | Last updated 15:40 07.11.11
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