#31 Hey Lieutenant - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jason Bourne
    • 15.10.06 | 15:12 (IST)

    Someone from a country with a history as blood-soaked as Britain's is can not criticize a country that is defending itself from terrorism. What about all those thousands of Zulus who were slaughtered by the British army in the 19th century? An entire civilization surpressed by a colonial power..and not for the first time. South Africa was occupied by the British, the Plains were occupied by the Americans - who took great pleasure in butchering the native Indian inhabitants, and even today Iraq and Afghanistan are being occupied by Western forces and are worse off now than they were when Saddam and the Taliban were in power. "Palestine" however, is not being occupied by the Jews, the Jews came back to their homeland in 1948, and just because the occupying Arabs don't like it -- it doesn't mean it is wrong. The land rightfully belongs to the Jews, but if moderate Arabs come to power it will be possible for the two sides to live together in peace. If only....lets hope....

    from the article: Lieberman to power
    First published 00:00 15.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.10.06
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