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    • Cynic
    • 05.04.10 | 04:57 (IDT)

    Michael Oren is right when he talks of a symbiosis between the US and Israel. Israel benefits when the US veto ensures continuation of the occupation and settlement expansion, financed by the US taxpayer. The US benefits by its soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan being targeted by Islamic freedom fighters who resist the US occupation, and who don't particularly want to suffer the same fate as the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.

    from the article: Michael Oren: Israel's Jerusalem policy hasn't changed in 16 years
    First published 20:39 04.04.10 | Last updated 12:56 05.04.10
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