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    • Chisda
    • 17.06.11 | 09:01 (IDT)

    I am shocked by this articles attempt to find a way to compare the Palestinians to the (nazi) Germans. suggesting that the entire series of events--literally, history--that preceeded and proceeded the formal UN partition plan are all "narrative" is to deny any objective history. Some of the events that are part of those narratives are true, and many are not. Regardless of one's view of history, it is intellectually dishonest and indefensible to define the entirety of the conflict (in terms of blame and responsibility) by whether or not they supported the partition plan in 48. What about 67? Is that part of one's narrative, or was it an event that started with a regional war and ended with Israeli annexation and occupation. Frankly I am surprised to hear someone draw back to '48, which brings in to question Israel's very existence.

    from the article: The truth should be taught about the 1948 war
    First published 03:01 17.06.11 | Last updated 03:01 17.06.11
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