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    • MStone
    • 25.05.11 | 23:06 (IDT)

    not on many levels. One passage, near the start of the Revolt (it might only be in the British edition) struck me as something that could have been from a Fatah or PFLP manifesto though: "We had to hate the humilating disgrace of our homelessness. We had to hate - as any nation worthy of the name must and always will - the rule of foreigner, unjustifiable foreign rule in the land of our ancestors. We had to hate those who equipped with modern arms denied us means to individual defence, frustrated our efforts for national independence and withstood our attempts to restore our self-respect...If you love freedom, you must hate slavery. If you love your land, you must hate those who seek to annex it."

    from the article: By Begin's logic, the Palestinians should have a state
    First published 13:38 25.05.11 | Last updated 13:38 25.05.11
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