Friday, April 26, 2002

The Egyptians Become More And More Likable

They completely ignore the facade of infinitada and killing Jews as some sort of holy mission and get right to the heart of it. Money. For $100 billion they will attack, Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid said.

In other words, if Arab countries -- the same Arab countries who prevented Palestine from becoming a nation under the 1948 Resolution and prevented their independence for 19 years after that -- want a war with Israel, they have to be willing to pay for it. A very pragmatic approach ... other Arab leaders are willing to lose Palestinian teenage girls for the cause, some of their own soldiers, and they certainly would be happy to send in Egyptians, but they won't spend money ... because government money is their money, being dictatorships and all ...

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