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    • Matty Groves
    • 15.09.09 | 11:39 (IDT)

    Can Obama get Israel out of in a rut? It must be hard devoting all that manpower and resources (not to mention American Taxpayers money) to keep the Palestinians in check. After all the worst possible scenario for Israel would be if the people of Palestine were to attain statehood. Imagine the culture shock for Israel, no longer able to systematically colonize the Palestinian WB and subjugate a hapless people? Gone will be the halcyon days where illegal settlers can idly cut down or burn Palestinian olive groves. Brutal belligerency can, over the decades, become ingrained; is Israel capable of making such a radical change for its own betterment?

    from the article: Trying to outsmart Obama
    First published 01:20 15.09.09 | Last updated 02:55 15.09.09
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