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    • Jasper
    • 19.10.09 | 04:22 (IST)

    Goldstone and the yet to be seen fall-out has shown that a sovereign state (if it happens to be Israel) cannot retaliate against a rag-tag bunch of terrorists without incurring world-wide condemnation from the sympathetic and fence-sitters. If a Pal state in WB started doing the terrorist thing, it would be an unimaginable situation not being able to put things in order. Conversely, the Pals don't really want a sovereign state, since they know that the missile game would no longer be considered a cute little child's game. It would be an act of war, and could spell annihilation.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel and U.S. have resolved settlements row
    First published 01:21 19.10.09 | Last updated 03:19 19.10.09
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