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    • JJ Doyle
    • 20.11.05 | 15:11 (IST)

    Gaza is not a functioning independant country. It is a no-mans-land, contested by rival militias. If Gaza were on the border of Pakistan or Somalia, it would fit right in--- no problem. As things are, it is uncomfortably close to a country where the majority of the citizens wish to pursue the "open society" model. There is a conflict here, which must somehow be contained. If Meshal visits, he will be sent to join Rantissi and Yassin. Obviously.

    from the article: And if Khaled Meshal wants to visit?
    First published 00:00 20.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.11.05
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