Breaking the Int'l Whaling Ban - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tzvi
    • 03.09.09 | 19:44 (IDT)

    Just so we are clear on the "moral superiority" of the Norwegians, these are the folks who ignore the international ban on whaling, despite the fact that they have huge oil reserves providing a very high standard of living. As for their investmetn in Elbit, please note that they sold the shares following a huge rise in the shares' value (because Elbit is a well-run and profitable company). I assume that they will donate that income to the ICRC or something? It is ill gotten booty after all. They wouldn't want to profit on "the fence/wall". It would be immoral. (Don't hold your breath.) Finally, lets all keep in mind that while the separation fence/wall has gotten a lot of negative attention, the reality is that it has reduced Palestinian and Israeli deaths, and no one has provided an alternative solution that is superior, so please feel free to make recommendations for alternatives that you believe will protect life and limb.

    from the article: Israel summons Norway envoy to protest divestment from arms firm
    First published 14:20 03.09.09 | Last updated 21:31 03.09.09
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