Yeah well, it's sometimes hard to believe that Netanyahu isn't fully aware of what he's doing, and that his reasons for doing so are not only for his personal political successes... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Giggles
    • 28.12.10 | 10:42 (IST)

    But for reasons far more nefarious than anyone might care to imagine. As a matter of fact, if you really look close at everything that's been happening of late, what he and this government are managing is something very much akin to how popular support was galvanized(unified, consolidated, whatever you want to call it), in a European country once before...with nationalism, patriotism, and fears of both an 'internal threat' and 'external threat', along with the maxim of 'us-against-the-world'. Netanyahu is playing with fire, and once it's flame reaches the point that it feeds itself, Israel is going to get very badly burned. The only question is whether he's doing it solely to boost his otherwise weak leadership, or whether he's motives are in fact the results that are starting to manifest themselves?

    from the article: Make no mistake - Israelis have always been racist
    First published 01:06 28.12.10 | Last updated 01:06 28.12.10
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