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    • Simon
    • 11.10.09 | 02:01 (IST)

    One of the most amazing elements of this article I is blended of fact with fiction. News in general is reporting of events as it is witnessed. Blending is when facts are stated and opinion is injected. Reading the article it was amazing to see young Iranian solders be referred to as children and somehow defending the homeland to be a function of age determined by the enemy. The author states that sending solders to defend their land in a war that was started by Iraq, and defending your home as useless death. If this was true then Israel should have never invaded Lebanon as their Army was no on the Israeli soil. Every one knows that Jews were killed, horrified and abused by the Germans during WWII, more the reason not to have them in charge of the Arabs on their own land. As we say in America those who are abused grow up to abuse others and the cycle of abuse goes on until those with courage step in and break the cycle. Are there none among the Israelis with courage to end this cycle

    from the article: Ahmadinejad, Netanyahu and the Holocaust: The ethics of memory
    First published 15:46 07.10.09 | Last updated 16:12 13.11.09
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