#11 Bev, a couple of points..... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 15.01.07 | 07:27 (IST)

    "Do you really see Israel allowing the destruction of their country?" - actually, what you are asking is wether the zionists will allow the destruction of their iron grip on Israel. A typical misconception - tying the fate of a regime to the fate of the country as a whole. The Afrikaaners in South Africa thought the same, and they were also wrong; their apartheid regime is long gone but South Africa is still there. "Do you expect Jews to live under Sharia law?" - they do in Iran, Bev. They don't seem to be complaining. As I said, you are conflating two very different things. You do this because Israel is built around a paradox; it wants to be a democracy, but it also wants to be a Jewish state. It can't be both without denying basic human rights to the non-Jewish majority who also live in (or ejected to the periphery of) Palestine. And yet, somehow, you think that makes the zionists the moral and righteous ones, don't you?

    from the article: Haniyeh blasts Rice for bringing 'perilous vision' to Middle East
    First published 00:00 15.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.07
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