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Qaddhafi was a lesser evil for Israel

Reader comment on item: Assessing Qaddafi
in response to reader comment: Separating our hearts from our minds

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Mar 5, 2012 at 14:33

Robert W wrote :

> Imagine the cost to the US, its NATO allies and Israel of taking on all Arab despots. What we now have is best: Let the NATO allies act where end when they feel they have the support at home.<

I am afraid that beside separating our hearts from our minds we have also to separate Israel from the US/NATO and its policy of chaos and radicalization of the Near East that is directly harming and threatening Israel. Qaddafi was a much lesser evil for Israel than the new US-backed forces of al-Qaeda and the Moslem Brotherhood. That was the reason why paradoxically enough Israel was supporting Qaddafi in his struggle .


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