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    • Samba
    • 02.11.11 | 09:38 (IST)

    With Israel's stock so low and world sympathy with the Palestinians, the hawks are trying to distract attention from their failure to come up with anything constructive. Attacking Iran will put the Palestinian issue on the bsck burner and buy more time for settlement expansion. Their hope is that by the time world attention returns to the Palestinians, more of the West Bank would be gone. Facts on the ground and all that. And Netanyahu still insists that he wants peace.

    from the article: Netanyahu trying to persuade cabinet to support attack on Iran
    First published 00:51 02.11.11 | Last updated 00:51 02.11.11
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