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    • r cummings
    • 06.11.09 | 21:15 (IST)

    One should view modern Israel as different. It has after all had its very existence threatened several times. They face the possible threat of a nuclear attack from Iran. They have rockets fired into their country. Ergo, racial and religious intolerance and restriction are AOK, are they Walter? I seem to recall that Britain was fighting for its life once , having its mercantile lifeline sunk, being bombed, rocketed and threatened with invasion. It didn't seem to need racial or religious intolerance or suchlike rubbish to survive, in fact the reverse. The guise of the racial or religious supremacist is a thin one Walter, as Jews well know. It has no moral justification in peace or war and is a poor basis upon which to base a national strategy or policies. .

    from the article: U.S. State Department: Israel is not a tolerant society
    First published 01:18 06.11.09 | Last updated 07:24 06.11.09
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