Olmert's Irrelevance - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 16.12.09 | 08:18 (IST)

    Olmert made himself irrelevant. He convinced enough Israelis that he was an incompetent crook. And someday, the Israeli justice system may even get around to a trial. He waged to wars based on the Cheney/Abrams theories of war. That did a lot of damage to civilians and cemented Hezbollah and Hamas firmly in government. So the Israeli electorate found a way to elect somebody pledged to be a not-Olmert. Olmert is irrelevant, now. Netanyahu has dedicated his life to assuring that there will be nothing for Palestinians to call a state, ever. Get used to the idea.

    from the article: Abbas to Haaretz: Peace possible in 6 months if Israel freezes all settlements
    First published 02:04 16.12.09 | Last updated 12:24 16.12.09
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