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group of Lebanese was a terrorist act. I mean, terrorism does
not seem to be something unusual, unfortunately, in the Middle
In fact, you can get the impression, can you not, it's almost
a way of life?
That's right. So to say that you're not going to
communicate with the PLO because they're terrorists, if you're
consistent means that you're not going to communicate with
anybody in the Middle East.
Why are you asking me these questions? To see where I am?
To get the benefit of your observations.
Don't worry, that's all they're worth. My observations,
you know. They may not have any value beyond that. Obviously
they don't. One of the things that ought to be very clear to you
is that my observations are manifestations of bewilderment rather
I'm not clear about what I am seeing or observing. In fact, the
more I observe, the more confused I become. And I'm sure there
must be some people who have clearer visions and goals. I once
knew Schultz and I wish that I had contacts with him now, which I
once had with him. But obviously I don't. But I'd like to be
able to sit down with Schultz and get his view, because he was a
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