Not really Tosefta - it is Ideology vs realpolitik - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 26.08.07 | 20:17 (IDT)

    "And given world terror today and US needs in the ME, Turkey is too valued an ally of the US to offend today." - Tosefta Not really. The democrats have a chance to pass an otherwise meaningless resolution which will make the ADL and Muslim haters happy at no expense to themselves. The Bush regime still hates Turkey for refusing to allow the US to launch a land attack into Iraq from Turkey. The republican base doesn't know the difference between Turkey and Al-Queada. The US is supplying lots of weapons to the PPK and lots of those weapons we would like to see used in Iran are being used in Turkey instead. The Bush administration doesn't care. Neither branch of the US government gives a hoot about Turkey right now. The democrats want to keep Mr. Foxman happy for 2008 and the Bushiz put ideology and loyalty far above the real world. "The World's Only Super Power don't need no stinking allies" - Francisco Federales, Under Secretary of State for Protocol

    from the article: Peres to Turks: Our stance on Armenian issue hasn't changed
    First published 00:00 26.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.08.07
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