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    • i almost didx3
    • 24.07.06 | 21:35 (IDT)

    almost a century ago,when trumpeldor,who nearly died for tzarist russia,was dying, the words attributed to him(if you ask me-fabrication)made sense.there was no"our country" then,so a jewish state was a worthy cause.a jewish state has since been created,strong and prosperous-not because of zionist belligerency,but because the world powers so agreed.their decisions concerning the palestinians have not yet been implemented.sadly my beloved country,has critically exacerbated the mess they made.so,in vain or not,this is just a little round of dying.many more will follow.the state of israel,incidentally,calls its army israel DEFENCE force-stating at least they not initiate warfare.my real thoughts on this article wold be censored-but it's certainly my country right or dead wrong.

    from the article: Not dying in vain
    First published 00:00 24.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 24.07.06
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