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    • Robert B. Allen
    • 06.05.12 | 20:20 (IDT)

    I sometimes feel I am the only one in my town, county, or neighborhood who sympathizes with the Palestinians. I have studied Israel's history and it is ugly--one retaliatory massacre of Palestinians after another. Anti-Israel opinions regarding the creation of a two-state solution are rarely, if ever, seen in most newspapers. There seems to be a fear of Zionist reaction and punishment. Therefore there is no regular debate on Israel/Palestine. How refreshing to encounter Haaretz in the very nation of suppression occasionally promoting the cause of Palestinian independence and freedom. Is this a miracle or what?

    from the article: Israel's Supreme Court criticizes government for backtracking on demolition of West Bank outpost
    First published 14:02 06.05.12 | Last updated 14:02 06.05.12
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