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    • Frederick Lee
    • 12.06.13 | 19:26 (IDT)

    The world DOES change. Austrian soldiers, whose parents and grandparents were complicit in sending Jews to the ovens during the Holocaust, were charged with maintaining the peace between Israeli Jews and Syrian Muslims. During the closing stages of the American Civil War, some Confederates proposed arming Negro slaves to fight against Union troops. The irony then and the irony now is inescapable.

    from the article: Austrian UNDOF troops begin Golan pullout despite UN plea for more time
    First published 12:58 12.06.13 | Last updated 12:58 12.06.13
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