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    • David J. Allen
    • 19.11.12 | 10:05 (IST)

    Without any religious allegiance or personal bias, we, the ‘World Community’ needs peace in Middle East at all costs. Today Israel and Syria bomb the innocent people, and use disproportionate force against women and children with utter cruelty. There are no checks and balances in our global structure to deter the aggressor and protect the unarmed civilians. Syrian Libration Army or Hamas are disparate retaliation to such brute force and are byproduct of this dysfunctional global structure we live today. There is urgent need to amend the UN charter and it’s restructuring. ‘Right to defend’ should be considered for those vulnerable people first, not for states in possession of piles of lethal weapons and ready to peddle another attack at whim. One needs to step aside of personal biases to feel the pain; remove the myopic glasses of race and religion to see the fact that this is taking us to the middle ages on the whole; nothing but more destruction and state sponsored terrorism in absence of a credible and balancing force. Another element in this conflict is very evident. After terribly failing to dislodge or steer US politics, Bibi and party are giving funfeast to their right wing extremists for upcoming elections. Bibi and party were isolated due to their inhuman policies toward Gaza and attacking peace Flotilla early this ear are back in the game after Iran rhetoric and looking tough on terrorism and by engaging in more terrorism. What a quagmire !

    from the article: Who will decide for Hamas?
    First published 01:30 19.11.12 | Last updated 01:30 19.11.12
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