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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 13.12.09 | 08:20 (IST)

    One day in the future, the settlers are going to invade a Palestinian village where the Palestinians are prepared to resist. And the IDF won't be along to suppress the resistance. It will be hard to characterize the armed settlers as lost tourists with benign intent. It will be even harder to characterize the resistance as terrorism when somebody is defending their house and children from armed settler thugs. One day, the IDF will have to learn counterinsurgency to control the settlers and hill-toppers.

    from the article: Settler group brings Korans to Palestinians after mosque attack
    First published 00:00 13.12.09 | Last updated 14:09 19.12.09
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