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    • sandra chitayat
    • 21.09.07 | 14:14 (IST)

    In the Torah, there is a story about Barak and Sisera. Who was with Barak? Who stood with him, but Deborah and Issachar. I am with Barak. On the eve of Kippur, he is being very cautious, and in some respects, he is very wise. President Bush would like to leave office without the stain of Iraq blotting his record, thinking that if he can "advance" the peace process between Palestinians and Israelis, that would exhonerate him from the immense blunder that is Iraq. So Israel should bail him out? G-d forbid, I am not the One Above Who Is The Ultimate Judge of our actions, and I will also be under the microscope, so to speak, but I feel like we are under some compulsion or coercion.

    from the article: Barak: Israel shouldn't appease U.S. president with one year left
    First published 00:00 21.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.09.07
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