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    • Basil
    • 05.07.10 | 07:27 (IDT)

    In ancient times, an ancient Israel was told by an Isaiah about the blood it has on its hands, how peace is the fruit of justice, and that the people needed to atone. Then, the state was destroyed. That ancient Israel was arrogant like this one was, it gives stone when asked for bread to the Palestinians and Arabs. European leaders plead with Israel to do the right thing. I accept Israel's right to exist but only within international law. A state shouldn't exist if it's simply going to be evil, an apartheid, segregationist state. It's very backward.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / On eve of Obama meet, Netanyahu is practically begging Abbas for direct talks
    First published 01:58 05.07.10 | Last updated 01:58 05.07.10
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