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    • Billclock
    • 11.10.10 | 02:09 (IST)

    The analogy makes no sense and has no use for today, any more than references to Solomon's Temple. Can we please deal with reality as it exists today? The Palestinians occupied the land from Jordan to the sea, and then, out of very understandable compassion, but little respect for the indigenous population, the world powers gave some of the palestinian land to the wandering Jews, badly damaged by a horrible Nazi war machine. But through a series of conflicts, the immigrant jews have extended their control of land further than ever was intended, and they have since oppressed the people they have colonized much the way they had previously been oppressed. So, what to do? Do not let another oppression continue, even if fostered by a people who can claim to have themselves been oppressed in the past. That is the way of all souls. The trick is not to repeat the damage of the past.

    from the article: Lieberman: Israel will not be the Czechoslovakia of 2010
    First published 00:28 11.10.10 | Last updated 00:28 11.10.10
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