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Don't blame Arafat for past peace treaty failures, blame Israel

By David Hirst  /  THE GUARDIAN , London

James Bamford's bestseller, Pretext for War, is the latest in the torrent of books on the Bush White House. It has long been clear that Israel played a big part in urging America to war in Iraq. Now it seems from Bamford's account that Israel was deeply involved, too, in supplying phony intelligence to justify it.

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