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    • Dave Duncan
    • 12.01.10 | 02:05 (IST)

    if the plan is to rid Gaza of Hamas--it is a good plan. Especially if massive aide and government building efforts replace the void--as opposed to occupation and settlements. Same in the West Bank--when the effort turns from protecting the occupation to builing government and returning the land to Palestineans--the world will be a lot more tolerant of Israeli policy. Now it is all about settlers and grabbing as much real estate as possible and calling it "fighting terror". Since when does fighting terror involve settlement?

    from the article: Israel's looming war in Gaza: Can Obama stop it before it starts?
    First published 17:11 11.01.10 | Last updated 11:15 12.01.10
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