#36, #44 A furious PETER SM assaults me with propaganda - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 10.08.07 | 07:45 (IDT)

    Propaganda that, unfortunately, fails the exam i.e. it does not add up. You *INSIST* that an unprepared and woefully undermanned occupation force (not, I point out, Israel) was suddenly attacked by an overwhelming force of Syrian (and Egyptian) soldiers. So I'll ask again: if Syria were hell-bent on destroying the Jewish State why did she stop once she had swept those woefully inadequate IDF defences aside? Why did she stop RIGHT THERE on the edge of Syrian territory, and wait, when she could have continued to pour into the Land of Israel instead? Because it is incontestable that Syria did NOT step foot onto Israel soil; she retook the land that was HERS and she stopped, and she hunkered down, and she *tried* to keep a hold of the land that she had just regained. Coz that is ALL that she was aiming to do.

    from the article: Israel sends conciliatory messages to Damascus
    First published 00:00 09.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.08.07
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