#153: Jerry, have you ever been to Israel/Palestine? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Spider
    • 17.02.07 | 17:57 (IST)

    You claim that Israel is not the aggressor, because it is "a tiny country of several millions people surrounded by 100 millions enemies wishing you death". To paraphrase you: This is bullshit. Have you ever read a book about this conflict? Have you talked to any Palestinians? Have you ever met rightwing-Israelis? The thing is: Israel IS the aggressor. There have been so many opportunities for peace, but ISRAEL - not the Paletinians - have ruined it, because they want to keep major parts of the West Bank and East Jerusalem on their hands. There is hardly enough space here to convince you. I recommend that you read this article (it's long): http://www.icahd.org/eng/articles.asp?menu=6&submenu=2&article=306 You can't escape it: The main obstacle to peace in this country IS Israeli expansionist policy.

    from the article: Sen. Obama: U.S. must support Israel's right to self defense
    First published 00:00 16.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.07
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