Sick men of Middle East - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ay
    • 09.06.10 | 13:41 (IDT)

    Israel and Turkey are too much alike. I see the last events as the results of the relationships of two sick men. On one side, a pathetic Israeli government with good enough Israeli public support to disregard wise attitudes towards Turkish counterpart, on the otherside a Turkish government running around like a chicken without a head, seeming almost lost the last remnants of sanity. What is said that both nations has nothing to remember from their short republican histories and both acting without a solid feeling of responsibility towards their public. I suggest both should be immediately hospitilized since when they are around, they are widely spreading their illness to public also.

    from the article: What a missed opportunity
    First published 01:43 09.06.10 | Last updated 01:43 09.06.10
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