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    • r cummings
    • 17.02.10 | 18:13 (IST)

    The Hagannah report written after the War of Independence stated that likely under 15% of Arabs fled due to exhortations by the invading Arab armies. The majority fled to avoid danger and fighting, a sizeable percentage were driven out by Jewish action or threats of action - effectively ethnic cleansing. That document is in the public domain, it has never been refuted. Yet so many Zios just want to close their eyes and hold their ears and pretend it never happened. 'There are none so blind as those who do not want to see'. Israel will one day have to stand up like a man, take it on the chin and make amends to those it wronged.

    from the article: Pro-Mideast in America: Getting past 'Pro-Israel' and 'Pro-Palestine'
    First published 10:26 17.02.10 | Last updated 16:01 17.02.10
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