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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 01.09.11 | 14:21 (IDT)

    Mr. Peres is the only person in Israel's government who may speak of peace without inducing laughter. That Netanyahu wishes to hide behind him is laughable.

    from the article: Peres can't save Netanyahu from UN debacle
    First published 03:01 01.09.11 | Last updated 03:01 01.09.11
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