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Submitted by Brian Foster (Netherlands), Jul 31, 2005 at 14:03

A reduction in the number of terror attacks in Israel in the first six months of 2004 leads the author to assert that the Israeli government was 'successful'. No other measures of this purported 'success' were employed.

What vision of the future is the author hoping to promote, with this image of success? Which people are included in this vision?

Apparently the Palestinians are not.

What future would the author envision for the Palestinians, under the perpetuation of the status quo? More of the same, only minus the terror attacks? Is the status quo an adequate outcome for the author, where the Palestinians are concerned?

Outside of the terror attacks, ARE the Palestinians of any particular concern for the author?

One searches the author's thesis, and

One is left to wonder.
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