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    • Peter E
    • 16.01.06 | 06:07 (IST)

    The '67 Borders are the only possible solution. The problem is that the continuing unholy alliance that the settler movement and the US Government has with the Christian right, has made it all but impossible to carry out. If we want to see the monster we have created than we only have to look at the behaviour of the settlers in Hebron. Filled with religious zealotry, they have brought out the very worst in fanatacism and terrorism and are dragging Israel towards the abyss. If Bush and the Republicans want to achieve a lasting legacy that they could actually be proud of, then the obvious answer is to demand the withdrawl of all settlements from the territories. Yes that would put them offside with the fundamentalists (which represent roughly 1/3 of the members of the Republican party), but it would win them the respect around the world lost in the wake of the illegal invasion of Iraq.

    from the article: One little telephone call
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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