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Israel Gets Kicked Over Palestinian Soccer Team

Israel Gets Kicked Over Palestinian Soccer Team

The Times of London reports the Palestinian national soccer team’s difficulties travelling to a tournament but fails to acknowledge Israeli security issues.

Soccer Hooligans: Egypt’s vs Israel’s

After reading about Egyptian soccer hooligans’ mayhem, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius makes a compelling comparison between Egyptian soccer hooligans and the “droogs.” They’re the young toughs Anthony Burgess depicted in A Clockwork Orange. (You might be more familiar with Stanley Kubrick’s movie.) Unfortunately, Ignatius also ties in an Israeli comparison that’s much less apt.

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