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    • LS
    • 03.01.13 | 13:39 (IST)

    The rest of the world has been reluctant to apply the necessary pressure on Israel to achieve a 2-state resolution and has been happy to use Israel's empty words about wanting peace and two states as a justification for its apathy. Let us hope that the next Israeli government is so extreme so that the West in particular has no more excuses behind which it can hide for doing nothing. Either it will be seen to be continuing to support an extreme right-wing government or it will decide to change tack. The day the "West" stops responding to further settlement expansion by calling the Israeli plans "unhelpful" and openly acknowledges that these are the policies of a neo-fascist country the better. Let us therefore hope that the next Israeli government has no qualms about showing its true face to the world..

    from the article: A dangerous experiment
    First published 05:14 03.01.13 | Last updated 05:14 03.01.13
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