Mullahs Shouldn't Gamble, Either Monetarily or Militarily - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lavi - Seattle
    • 08.11.12 | 10:35 (IST)

    The Palestinians squatting on another's land gambled militarily and lost and now they can't demand most or all of their losses back, especially if they have the same addictive gambling glint in their eyes. The EU nations didn't drum up one objection or warning to Palestinian militancy and rejection of Israel back in 1948 and they failed to underline the ill feelings and consequences the Palestinians would suffer if they lost. Since the aftermath of Israel's War of Independence, acquiring necessary strategic depth has been a driving force for Israeli decisions and it is only selectively given away for peace and a cessation of hostilities with Israel's enemies.

    from the article: European nations slam Israel's plans to build new housing beyond Green Line
    First published 19:02 07.11.12 | Last updated 19:02 07.11.12
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