"lawful police efforts" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Mark
    • 19.11.12 | 20:33 (IST)

    " It would be as if the media described lawful police efforts to stop illegal drug-related murders as a “cycle of violence.” Indeed, what would you say if the police attacked a street corner where drug dealers hung out with helicopters and bombers from the air, then sent tanks to fire at the corner until it was rubble? I would hope you still have enough respect for civil liberties and human rights to protest that in the U.S. It seems you have trouble according Palestinians that same privilege. The truth is that your analogy to drug dealers really betrays how you see the Palestinians. Rocketing Israeli civilians may be abhorrent, but if we're keeping score, Israel is way ahead on the killing of innocent civilians.

    from the article: Israel's right to self-defense against Hamas
    First published 05:04 18.11.12 | Last updated 05:04 18.11.12
Haaretz Headlines
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a speech on Britain's membership of EU

Report: Labour secretly suspended over 50 members for anti-Semitism, racism

Up to 20 party members were suspended in last two weeks alone, Telegraph reports, but only 13 suspensions were made public since October.

Illustration: An FBI vehicle
Convert to Islam suspected in plotting Miami synagogue bombing

James Gonzalo Medina, 40, allegedly told FBI informant he wanted to bomb synagogue 'for the glory of Allah.'

00:56 03.05.16 | 0 comments
Respect Party Leader George Galloway, April 22, 2015.
London election looks like end of road for notorious race-baiter Galloway

With polls ahead of Thursday’s mayoral election putting George Galloway on no more than 1%, we could be witnessing the welcome political demise of a malignant racist.

19:43 02.05.16 | 0 comments
Israeli security forces and emergency services gather around a burnt-out bus following an attack
Hamas and the Irgun? How dare I compare the two...

For all those suffering from voluntary amnesia here are just a few of the Irgun's highlights of Hamas-worthy violence.

20:47 02.05.16 | 2 comments