Bruce on loyalty of Israel's Arab citizens m#71 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 28.03.06 | 16:53 (IST)

    The vast majority of Arab citizens of Israel are loyal to the state. How many have been convicted or charged with terrorism against the State? This has nothing to do with Israel's survivalist instincts. Israel is no longer some Eastern European shtele. It is the most powerful military power in the region and one of the most powerful in the world. Israel is not the Warsaw ghetto, even if remnanats of that mentality persist. That is not the fault of the Arab citizens of Israel. Israel has done nothing in its history to move toward integrating them into the state or giving them the equlaity meted out to Jews. That is fact not theory.

    from the article: The missing Arab issue
    First published 00:00 28.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.06
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