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 n.— «The overall plan—now the most fundamental element in Israeli government policy and viewed by many Israelis as a legitimate attempt by their government to reconcile the irreconcilable demands of security, the settlers and democracy—is perceived by the Palestinians as “politicide”—a term Baruch Kimmerling coined to describe “a gradual but systematic attempt to cause their annihilation as an independent political and social entity.” It is bound to be resisted, fiercely.» —“From the sublime to the ridiculous” by Lindsay Talmud openDemocracy Apr. 27, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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