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Israel's constant mistake

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Submitted by peter silver (Canada), Jul 18, 2006 at 10:35

regretfully i have come to the same conclusion a number of years ago.

what israel has today are not statesmen, but leaders who pander to international television, so as they get their faces in the news, which in turn probably means more votes.

i doubt very much the leaders of the past cared for such nonsense and spent their lives giving to their country,
who thought things out, not for a week ,but for generations , for the good and welfare of their people.

i foresee another round in the next 10 years at most, but it will be far more serious as the enemy will have learned from this experience.

Israel will not fall. that is a given for a nuclear power, but I fear death and destruction will be far greater. what amazes me is that when i lived for a year on a kibbutz, time and time again, i heard that the Arabs will always respect Israel , if Israel fought them, not talked to them.

If an Arab comes to see you, he means business. i have never seen that in the last 45 years since I was there, so the inevitable happens time and time again.

when will the israelis ever learn !

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