#87 David Teich tries the same ol' same ol' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 18.07.07 | 07:17 (IDT)

    Doesn't matter what the topic, David's squawk is always the same; "they" are "at war" with Israel, because "they" have never declared a peace. So Israel can act towards "them" as if there is a war on, even if "they" are not acting towards Israel as if there is a war on. How convenient, hey David? David's mantra, repeated in his post; the "other side" de jure decided to start a war and "continue to fight it today". Except, of course, they don't. They are fighting their occupation and colonization by Israel. Listen, David, and listen good. Israel is the occupier. The Palestinians are occupied. Israel is not the aggrieved party in that relationship. And my original point would remain valid no matter WHO is WHOM; in a relationship between an OCCUPIER and the OCCUPIED the two sides are simply not equal; the occupier can make concessions that the occupied can not, because the occupier has "authority" over the occupied. Stop pretending otherwise.

    from the article: Fayad: No point in goodwill gestures without negotiations
    First published 00:00 16.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.07.07
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