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No Peace, Just Prizes

10 October 2009  No Peace, Just Prizes By Gwynne Dyer “Anyone who says that within the next few years an agreement can be reached ending the conflict (between Israel and the Palestinians) simply doesn’t understand the situation and spreads delusions,” said Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman last week. But Barack Obama does say that. In …

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Gaza: Worse than a Crime

11 January 2009 Gaza: Worse than a Crime  By Gwynne Dyer “Israel is not going to show restraint,” Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni told the Washington Post on Saturday, after the United States abstained on Friday’s UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. All last week the speculation grew that Washington was going …

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Battlefield Gaza

31 December 2008 Battlefield Gaza By Gwynne Dyer Yosef Sheinin, the chief rabbi of Ashdod, was understandably istraught at the funeral of Irit Shetreet, one of four Israelis to be killed by Palestinian rockets since Israel launched its bombing campaign against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Sunday. However, he was wrong to say that her …

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