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the third vision, keep Israel immature, the curtain-of-common-sense.

Reader comment on item: My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory

Submitted by myth (Germany), May 2, 2010 at 08:35

Unfortunately there is a third vision for the state of Israel. It is the idea that Israel is to be kept as an immature state, obliged to seek advice,guidance and interference from western countries. If the goal of victory in the article is the acceptance of a mature and fully independent Israel, accepted as such by all other countries then I conclude most western countries are opposed to this idea. I believe it was Nietzsche who preferred good enemies over bad friends.

Is there any other country that needs to receive a parade of western ministers each time a house is built in the capitol ? Frankly the location of the western embassies in Tel Aviv, which is not the capital, is comparable to East-Berlin in the cold war which hosted so called permanent representations rather than embassies. While East-Berlin was behind the iron-curtain, western countries place Israel beyond the curtain-of-common-sense today, leaving it as a shooting range for terrorists and as a test-theatre for western foreign policy scenarios.

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