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SHARON -- STRATEGIST AND SEER

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Submitted by Graham Raelbrook (United States), Apr 6, 2005 at 10:48

Might it not be that Sharon is thinking ahead to the probability that the newly established state will not be able to control its terrorist element?

If indeed it remains a base for bloody incursions against Israel, war will be inevitable.

Sharon would not wish to be hampered in such a terrible event by having 8,000 Israelis held hostage with tragic consequences. Bad enough Isarel will have to contend with so many Arab Israelis -- potential quislings within her shrunken borders.

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