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January 2009


Arab World Is Downbeat in Wake of Gaza War

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By Larry Derfner, Mideast Watch

With the war in Gaza appearing to be all but over, despite brief, intermittent clashes, the moderate Arab world—which has no love for Israel or Hamas—is engaging in postmortems, and the conclusions are decidedly downbeat. Commentator Rahim El Kishky writes in

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As Israel Presses Forward in Gaza, Some Israelis Support a Cease-Fire

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With French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Israel today to press for a cease-fire in the war with Gaza, some influential Israeli voices are calling for the government to heed the call. The country's most influential commentator, Yediot Aharonot's Nahum Barnea, wrote that while the air operation had ...

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