The Logic of Power - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Larry
    • 14.11.11 | 18:14 (IST)

    The Israeli government justifies the withholding of Palestinian tax receipts on the grounds that the Palestinians have acted unilaterally. That same government then announces that it will continue to act unilaterally by facilitating settlement expansion. You say this is illogical? NO! It is the logic of power. Power corrupts ethics, morals, and ultimately the intellect. And absolute power corrupts absolutely.

    from the article: Israel to keep holding Palestinian Authority funds, against advice of security officials
    First published 16:58 14.11.11 | Last updated 16:58 14.11.11
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