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    • 22.11.11 | 19:51 (IST)

    Gretchen, you need a lesson in geography. All of Israel, even if you consider the anti-Israel concept of "Greater Israel", is just a tiny, tiny sliver of land. The Arab world, on the other hand, is vast. And the Moslem world is even vaster. Anything that happens in Israel is merely a local phenomenon; trends that grip the entire Arab and/or Moslem world can make the entire world shake.

    from the article: Arab Spring will just bring upon Islamist dictatorships
    First published 03:25 22.11.11 | Last updated 03:25 22.11.11
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