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    • ilter
    • 18.09.11 | 16:39 (IDT)

    The problematic logic lies exactly here: "If Israel were to now apologize to Turkey, then Israel's enemies will know that if they aggressively grab headlines, Israel will cave in" This argument says that regardless of the moral responsibilities, Israel should not apologize even if she makes terrorist attacks in the international waters because apologizing may make look Israel weak! I am not claiming right now that Israel was wrong in the conflict, but i am saying that this argument suggests that Israel should not apologize even in the conditions that she is wrong! It's the perfect time for Israel to stop showing its muscles but instead it should show her dignity and wisdom.

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    First published 14:33 18.09.11 | Last updated 14:33 18.09.11
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