Hello Lakshmi....some thoughts - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 12.07.07 | 15:18 (IDT)

    Hello Lakshmi, Meron Benevenisti is my favorite Israeli historian I would appreciate the URL to his piece. Meron reminds me of the American historian Howard Zinn -very clear headed and very much a peoples' historian. I will include a URL to a piece I feel will do much to help outlaw war by governments in the 21st century. War is such a crime against humanity anyway and there is already much recognition of this. ( http://www.progressive.org/mag_zinn0406 ) It's too bad the Bush Camp & Israelis are still trying to pull the wool over peoples' eyes. Still, the good news is they aren't winning and I feel we must thank the freedom fighters for opposing them. They have shown the limits of warfare in the 21st century plus our own laws which have made governments' collateral damage morally unacceptable. I might be incline to argue this has been a guiding sense people have had and it has made its way into our laws as civilian deaths is a war crime. Keep your advocacy going. Dutch

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    First published 00:00 11.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.07.07
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