Wild assault at settlers in wake of latest rightist violence is a recipe for civil war.
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What I find reallystupid on Israel’s part is that they are using their scutriey forces and intelligence assets in the West Bank to help Fatah suppress demonstrations of support for Hamas. I can think of nothing more calculated to make Fatah detested by their populace, so it won’t be too long before Hamas controls the West Bank too.The biggest irony, of course, is that for years Israel funded Hamas to undermine the threat of Fatah. They’ve got worse blowback from it than the Yanks did from the Afghan mujahideen.There must be something in the air of that part of the world that destroys foresight and commonsense.
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