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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 02.12.09 | 01:00 (IST)

    Moshe and some of the posters here have ignored the demographic bomb and are likely to experience a work accident with it. They concentrate on preventing two separate and independent and viable states that they don't notice that the timer is running. Today, if all Arab Israelis turned out to vote, they'd get as much representation in the Knesset as Likud or Kadima. In five years, they could be running Israel if they so choose. That too is about when the pressure for a the disenfranchised Palestinians under Israeli control will really start to push for enfranchisement as more than 50% of the population west of the Jordan River. The Sunnis ruled a majority Shia population in Iraq for some time. But that time came to an end. The countdown is already ticking.

    from the article: Moshe Arens / Palestinian dream of statehood further away than ever
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 04:01 01.12.09
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