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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 19.06.13 | 21:11 (IDT)

    Zionist ideology (the Jabotinsky brand) is the force behind the occupation and the settlements; its product, the so-called “reality on the ground,” is a contrived, but unsustainable pattern of "facts" because it is a throwback to a past long gone (ancient Israel). Generally, populations around the world have been moving (with starts and stops) toward harmonious relations and toward integration. Israel's raison d’etre, Zionism, is moving in the opposite direction, and for this reason it is undermining Israel’s relations with the rest of the world. Netanyahu and his political allies are locked into this self-defeating world view.

    from the article: Former Mossad chief and ambassadors ask: What is Israel's role in changing Mideast?
    First published 13:27 19.06.13 | Last updated 14:54 18.06.13
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