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    • bbl
    • 27.01.06 | 08:08 (IST)

    "Well, I`m an American who has roots in Ireland, but you don`t see me storming into Ireland and demanding other people`s land and property, do you?" No, because you can do (and are doing) it right where you are. I personally think all countries have land redistribution as part of its history. Additionally, I have to ask, have you heard of Iraq? Because if you have, you'd have to admit tha the following statement by you is a big ol' lie "[Israel] is a singular case of naked Western imperialism that is damaging prospects for peace all over the world." Other Western supported oil-laden Arabic dictatorships are products of economic imerialism that also threaten global piece in a very real and substantial way. Israel is singled out because the world is either unusually sympathetic of Palestinians, or unusually judgementsl of Jews. Which do you think it might be?

    from the article: Davos chair apologizes for magazine's Israel boycott call
    First published 00:00 26.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 26.01.06
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