Not much chance of that - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 14.08.06 | 12:34 (IDT)

    "Had it not been for Olmert's well-known haste, it would have been possible to find a more appropriate time for dealing with the growing threat of Hezbollah's missiles." I think this is the factor that will make it impossible for him to stay. The haste not only cost young lives on an ill-prepared battle-field, it put into danger and suspended the lives and livelihoods of a third of our population without providing either facilities or compensation. While the arguments for government stability now are obvious, Olmert's initial haste coupled with the costly, tardy expanded invasion against the cease-fire clock probably blew his chances of staying on for long.

    from the article: Olmert should stay
    First published 00:00 14.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 14.08.06
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