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    • Natallie Durson
    • 17.02.11 | 20:54 (IST)

    For "a reader": (1) Israel has killed more civilians since 2006 than anybody. This inspires hatred, and not just be those directly affected. If Israel condemns "terrorism" Israel must not act like a terrorist group. Other nations, particularly those in the region should not ignore this fact. (2) Your comments indicate that you must be a regular reader of my posts. I am happy that you keep an interest. Best regards For Arnold: Israel's supporters often try to pain the flotilla passengers as militants looking for a fight. You know of course that they neglected to bring guns or bombs, right? Any "militants" that plan a fight with Israeli commandos would normally be armed with something other than a kitchen knife or a club. The IDF boarded the baot in international waters. The passengers are allowed to repulse such an aggressive attack. We often see situations in which the IDF kills a bunch of people and sustains no casualties. Isral's supporters automatically blame the victims. It is not convincing and such justifications only make the original offense look worse.

    from the article: 'Israel closes missions in Turkey due to Hezbollah threat'
    First published 19:00 17.02.11 | Last updated 19:00 17.02.11
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