Products of our environment. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James Hovland
    • 23.12.07 | 22:33 (IST)

    I can understand where the writer is coming from in defending attacks against true enemies of Israel as he has described them. I also must praise his integrity in addressing the lies that are propagated in defense of killing innocent Palestinians. However I have to point out the condition that have created far more true enemies of Israel than any one nation would ever naturally have. Israel has maintained a very heavy handed level of control over the lives of Palestinians that at the age of 60 have lived in these conditions their entire lives. It should be recognized that these people are products of their environment, an environment that Israel has the most control of. Please understand that until this environment is changed, the results will always be the same. Israel is mainly responsible for creating the majority of their enemies. Israel has the power to create new conditions to bring about a peaceful Palestine. Patience and understanding is required.

    from the article: Killing those who would kill you
    First published 00:00 21.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.12.07
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