Is terror against an "oppressor" really terror....??? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 22.09.09 | 18:42 (IDT)

    Don't get me wrong, "terrorism" is ALWAYS wrong. Period. The only question is, whether one should apply exactly the same guilt factor when it comes to violent attacks against an "innocent" popu- lation (which doesn't follow expansive ideolo- gies, and which doesn't oppress another people) as one does when it comes to a population which regularly votes politicans into office that support expansive policies and oppression. Again, violence (especially in form of terror against civilians) is ALWAYS wrong, but I don't think that one can apply the same guilt factor in both cases. On a scale from 1 - 10, I would give a 10 for violent attacks against "non-oppressors" and a 7 for violent attacks against the population of an "opressing" country. But of course everybody will have to make his/ her own judgement there....

    from the article: The Gaza War 'victory' - Has Israel grown dependent on terror?
    First published 17:13 22.09.09 | Last updated 17:29 22.09.09
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