The Russian view (Efox #146) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Gurion
    • 31.07.06 | 01:08 (IDT)

    "Russia does not consider Hezbollah or Hamas terrorists?" - Efox Sorry if you don't approve of the Russian choice, but this was discussed widely in the last 3-4 days. The Russian's list was of international terrorist organizations. They correctly ommitted Hamas and Hizballah, to my mind. Interestingly, they included the Chechen rebels, as was noted by some. Of course, this may be inconsistent, unless the rebels are helped by al-Qaida. We are not worried here about complete consistency, since the Russians are entitled to some self-serving distortion. The point is, many people are beginning to see the flaw in the American position. One who talked about it a couple of weeks ago was former Senator George Mitchell. (I have been discussing this for months here.)

    from the article: ANALYSIS: Israel failing to give U.S. the military cards it needs
    First published 00:00 30.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.07.06
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