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    • Reuben Jacobs
    • 06.01.07 | 23:32 (IST)

    "My goal as a general security service," Levy continues, "is to reduce the terrorist threat to zero, or almost zero, so that the government in Israel will solve the problem we have, but not when there is a pistol to its head. I and my friends worked like dogs and managed to reduce the problem almost to a minimum. There were almost no terror attacks, and then the government came and said, 'There's nothing, so why make a decision now? Let's postpone it.' And they postponed it. In this equation I kept my part of the bargain and the governments didn't keep theirs." The political elite of Israel seem only to be interested in benefiting themselves and their friends (through arms contracts and construction contracts in the occupied territories?).

    from the article: If I were a Palestinian
    First published 00:00 04.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.01.07
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