December 9, 2012

The West's Pet Conflict

Guy Bechor, Ynet News

AP Photo

Europe obsessing over Israel-Arab conflict to avoid tackling real Mideast problems.

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TAGGED: Palestinians, Israel, Palestine, Middle East, United States, Europe


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