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    • MarkC
    • 14.09.09 | 20:10 (IDT)

    I live in Israel, and consider myself second to none in admiration for the country and support of its right to exist and defend itself. Nonetheless, it is a painful truism, expressed in Burston's article, that the occupation is a moral impairment that eclipses the country's otherwise fine qualities. The swine from Switzerland showed by his posting that he is no better than the most chauvinistic settler living in Hebron, if not worse. Nevertheless, we must recognize the severe and possibly fatal damage the occupation is wreaking on the country, and the true heroes must struggle against it.

    from the article: Can there be such a thing as an Israeli hero?
    First published 17:09 14.09.09 | Last updated 17:41 14.09.09
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