This is just domestic politics playing out - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • IW
    • 22.06.10 | 12:09 (IDT)

    The news today in Israel is all about how Kadimah may join the government in place of Barak's Labor Party, so Barak is lashing out to stake out his claim for independence, and getting some much-needed publicity. This has nothing to do with Silwan, which badly needs the renewal plan, and everything to do with Barak's very parochial political needs.

    from the article: Mayor defends plan to raze Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem
    First published 09:56 22.06.10 | Last updated 09:56 22.06.10
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