Tess # 43 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tim Burke
    • 21.11.07 | 23:31 (IST)

    Tess, Colonial- "related to Colony" Colony - a country or area that is ruled by another country. One side of bias is the use of words without precision. The land called Israel was a colony when ruled by the British but was not after the Jews ( who had no existing country ) gained independence. There is more than sufficient archeological and historical evidence that the only Jewish country was Israel. Hence Israel is not colonial unless you deny that Jews are a nation separate from Britain. if so, you would have to explain why Palestinians are more of a nation than the Jews and not just Arabs trying to rule over another country( i.e a colony).

    from the article: Peace is not child's play
    First published 00:00 21.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.07
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