re #67 "Israel is the only nation that whines...' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Colin Wright
    • 20.02.07 | 21:57 (IST)

    Aside from the 183,000 killed by the Indonesians, one might also mention what the Timorese underwent at the hands of the Japanese. Finally, being ruled for four hundred years by the Portuguese may not have been one long holiday. And yet, as you say, the Timorese haven't started whining. At least, they haven't noticeably started up yet. As for Israel, I think the 'whining' has to do with needing to maintain a storm-front of righteousness. After all, if that banging on the victimhood drum ever stops, what possible justification will there be for Israel's conduct?

    from the article: And supposing they did drink blood?
    First published 00:00 20.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.02.07
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