SA's stance on Israel devoid of diplomacy
South Africa is rapidly making itself irrelevant to the future of the Middle East. In a way, it may not matter at all. We have not been a factor in that part of the world since World War 2. More than 10,000 South African soldiers were taken prisoner by the Nazis at Tobruk in Libya in 1942 and more than 700 were killed in the more successful battle of El Alamein when the British Eighth Army defeated the German general Erwin Rommel...
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