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If Israel Is Millwall What Chants Can Other Countries Adopt?

by | 10th, November 2011

WHEN Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama discussed Israel’s Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, the French leader called him a “liar,” Mr Sarkozy and the Us President replied: “You may be sick of him, but me, I have to deal with him every day”, the Times leaders opined:

Israel has existential worries, and understandably feels sometimes that it can rely only on itself. But this “ourselves alone” mentality has become distorted under Mr Netanyahu into what might be called “Millwall diplomacy”, after the famously belligerent soccer fans whose slogan became “no-one likes us, we don’t care”.

Can the world of international diplomacy be reduced to football slogans? Let’s see:

Palestine : “Gory, Gory, Allu Wakhbar”
China : “You’re not praying any more”
North Korea : “Kim, Kim, wherever you may be, you can’t eat

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