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    • potobac
    • 12.06.13 | 23:52 (IDT)

    As a matter of fact the religious dogma has little to do with the resistance. The Middle East has for the past few centuries had to deal with Europeans who invaded and subjugated the locals; European Jews were just the latest set. In other local countries the resistance was against British or French or whatever invaders; in Palestine it is against Jewish invaders. The adjective was Jewish but the substantive was European invaders. Instead of hiding behind your religion, accept that you earned hostility when you invaded. If you had come from Sweden, they would be inveighing against Christians.

    from the article: What Israel won’t learn from Mandela’s legacy
    First published 13:36 12.06.13 | Last updated 13:36 12.06.13
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