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    • ophir
    • 24.07.10 | 02:34 (IDT)

    You do not speak for the world. Israel does not just start wars for the hell of it, that's just not a reasonable perspective to have. Tell me, what would be the purpose of that and how would Israel have survived to this point? The truth is, Israel is engaged in a decades old conflict with parts of the Arab world who do not want to accept the existence of a non-Arab, non-Muslim country in the Middle East. Don't forget, in the 80s and 90s, Arab nationalists waged war against Iran and supported terror against Turkey as well. Now that the pan-Arab movement has died, pan-Islam is on the rise. Israel is not the only one participating in these wars and it's naive (racist?) to blame only one side. I think the world is sick of the conflict, not the country.

    from the article: Israel to UN: North Korea arms proliferation destabilizing the Middle East
    First published 23:44 23.07.10 | Last updated 23:44 23.07.10
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