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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 27.09.09 | 04:48 (IST)

    "Here`s a quiz. Prior to 1967 Gaza was: 1) Part of an independent Palestinian nation 2) Controlled by Israel 3) Cruelly ruled by Egypt 4) Home of the tooth fairy." - hmp49 The answer is 5, neither of the above. In 1967 Gaza was part of the former Palestine Mandate which was the responsibility of Egypt by way of the 1948 cease fire line. It was not well administrated by Egypt, but the Egypt occupation was far more decent and humane than the Israeli occupation has been. Your argument is ingnorance. "How is firing rockets at civilians "self defense?" - hpm49 It isn't. It is terrorism. How is firing White Phosphorous and Cluster Munitions at civilians self-defense? It isn't, it is terrorism. So, does Israel have the right to kill those terrorist attacking Israeli civilians wrong? Yes, it is self-defense, a right of EVERY civilization. How are citizens of Gaza engaging in self-defense when they fire rockets against Israeli civilians? They are not. They are just sowing terror.

    from the article: IDF releases video of air strike on Gaza rocket squad
    First published 08:47 26.09.09 | Last updated 00:19 27.09.09
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