"Private conversations are private conversations" - Really? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aharon
    • 01.08.10 | 10:55 (IDT)

    Unless they involve public figures involving themselves in national issues which having an impact on all of us. Mr. Levy, who do you think you are kidding? If Netanyahu had privately met with Jordan to discuss transfer of Palestinians, would you say "its none of our business"? Or would you write an article in Haaretz bemoaning Israel's loss of values and decrying its racism? I think we all know which you would do. The problem with what Ramon did is that he went "behind the back" of his own people, his own Parliamentary colleagues and his fellow nationals, to advise a foreign government with which we are at war. To make things worse, he counselled them to take a course of action which will potentially lead to significant harm to Israel and its international standing. If this is not treason, Mr. Levi, then what is?

    from the article: Ramon was right
    First published 00:55 01.08.10 | Last updated 00:55 01.08.10
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