The lunatics on both sides are being given free-rein to move towards war. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.12.12 | 22:05 (IST)

    The EU is talking about the possibility of the forced transfer of civilian populations rather then talking of the need to apply sufficient pressure on both Netanyahu and Abbas to reach a settlement before the region plunges into war. The West knows that the Israeli government and the Hamas wing of the Palestinians are total rejectionists. Yet it seems content to sit on the sidelines and wait for both sides to engage in some terrible conflict rather then trying to create a more stable environment. The level of ineptitude being displayed by the West is terrifying.

    from the article: EU mulling ways to press Israel to ditch settlement expansion plan
    First published 20:44 10.12.12 | Last updated 14:57 10.12.12
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