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What is the alternative?

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Submitted by J. Sheff (United States), Dec 21, 2015 at 08:29

Dr. Pipes' position may be correct, but it leaves out one consideration: the alternative.Would Israel be able to safely export gas from the Mediterranean fields with support (I assume) from Cyprus and Greece but with opposition from Turkey's navy?

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Israel has many choices besides the Turkish market, from domestic consumption to other neighbors to distant consumers.

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