#67 Jeff Northridge - "collective punishment" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 07.10.07 | 19:38 (IST)

    The Palestinians of Gaza are a collective that voted Hamas into power, that support Hamas- Islamic Jihad- and al-Aqsa Brigades-led terror. Therefore they share in collective guilt, and are deserving of collective punishment. Even if not all Palestinians in Gaza support terror or Hamas, they must be considered a primary strategic target so as to hasten the collapse and unconditional surrender of the Hamas government there. I have pointed out time and time again that this is what the US and the other Allied Powers did to Germany and Japan during World War II. Many, if not most, of the German civilians fire-bombed at Dresden and many if not most of the Jap[anese civilians a-bombed at Hiroshima and Nagasaki may have opposed the war - but even though they weren't in control, they were bombed.

    from the article: IDF says Hamas responsible for Katyusha fired from Gaza Strip
    First published 00:00 07.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.10.07
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