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    • CB
    • 26.09.10 | 23:50 (IST)

    The Palestinians will not go away. Increasing the number of settlers will only push the Pals into a tighter squeeze and increase the pressure on Israel to make the Pals full citizens. The glaring contrast of have oppressing have-nots won't help Israel. It looks to me like a case of people who are running into a blazing fire being cheerful about feeling warmer.

    from the article: Top Likud minister: Obama knows settlements are part of Jewish homeland
    First published 22:32 26.09.10 | Last updated 22:32 26.09.10
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