The case against " women and children" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • norman a blumberg
    • 22.12.09 | 18:35 (IST)

    How frequently don't we hear the moaning about the innocent women and children who suffer from Israel's policies? When you recall that many women have been apprehended and some even blown up , who were suicide bombers or potential bombers, and the number of child bombers plus the hundreds of young Arab children wearing mock belts, who are brainwashed into the glories of "martyrdom", these appeals sound very hollow. Remember the thousands of rock throwing Arab children. A child or female bomber is as lethal as any adult male. There have been countless examples of those over the years. In Israel's never- ending struggle against its enemies and motivated exterminators, women and children play the same part as the men. It's high time that this is recognized. On the Arab side, women and children behave no differently from the men, and given the current realities, its long overdue that we dropped this emotional but phony distinction.

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