Israel's bogus claims to Self- Defense - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 13.05.07 | 20:55 (IDT)

    Equilizer, There is nothing legal -- let alone moral about Israel's so called defense of itself in the Palestinian territories. It shouldn't take too many brain cells to figure out no country can claim self defense when its troops and settlers are occupying another peoples' territories. Self defense doesn't work that way. It's a contradict- ion in terms and few people I know accepts this faulty logic anymore --except of course Israeli apologists. But let's say for a minute it was a true defense in that case Israel could be expected to take measures to pro- tect itself but it has no legal or moral right to turn around and kill the offender and his/her neighbors and to invade his/her property. In our moral society--two wrongs still don't make a right. Thus Israel is guilty of cold blooded murder of Palestinians and grave breeces of international and law abiding people will not let this go. Palestinian blood is not water. Dutch

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    First published 00:00 13.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.05.07
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