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Half of Israelis see Sharon as untrustworthy

  1. Dec 18, 2003 #1
    Half of Israelis see Sharon as untrustworthy
    Fri 12 December, 2003 13:27

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Half of Israelis regard Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as untrustworthy after he said he might take unilateral steps to resolve conflict with Palestinians on Israel's terms, an opinion poll has indicated.

    The Dahaf Institute survey published in the Israeli daily Maariv showed 50 percent felt Sharon was untrustworthy or somewhat untrustworthy, compared with 40 percent last August. Forty-seven percent saw him as reliable in the latest poll.

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  3. Dec 18, 2003 #2


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    As in most of politics, you need to keep in mind the whole picture. Israelis may not "trust" Sharon, but certainly a large number of them are forced into the situation that they view Sharon as their best hope.
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