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    • Sally
    • 31.05.10 | 14:07 (IDT)

    It is like Vietnam because its a war Israel should not have got involved in and a war Israel cannot win. The USA was the biggest military power in the world but it lost the Vietnam war. Britain, another major world power occupied the small country of Ireland for 800 years but the Irish have never given up and now 26 counties are free and the remaining 6 are on the road to independence from Britain. White South Africans imposed apartheid on their fellow countrymen for almost a century but Mandela marched out of gaol and became president of South Africa. The tiny country of East Timor ended the Indonesion occupation. History is not on the side of the opressor.

    from the article: A Special Place in Hell / The Second Gaza War: Israel lost at sea
    First published 12:24 31.05.10 | Last updated 12:24 31.05.10
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