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    • Greg
    • 26.09.11 | 07:12 (IDT)

    This is what happens when the country is too busy throwing money at the war machine and not allocating much to social programs. Israel is starting to resemble the US in that it wastes obscene amounts on the military while the situation of the poor (even the middle class) becomes increasingly more desperate every day.

    from the article: Israeli holding facility for minors violates international child-protection law, Haaretz learns
    First published 00:31 26.09.11 | Last updated 00:31 26.09.11
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