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    • Marwan مروان خوري
    • 08.01.07 | 08:01 (IST)

    The fact that the Palestinians have been used for decades by the Arab counries as the fifth column makes their anti-Israeli agenda even more misguided. Fed on promised of the destruction of Israel they have been herded into refugee camps all over the Arab world, without legal status, without jobs, without rights. Why? Because they are useful as fodder against Israel and as a source of cheap, unskilled labor without the protections everyone else gets.UN contributes to this madness by creating a culture of dependency, hand-outs and such.The Arabs in Israel, on the other hand enjoy all the same rights as the rest of Israelis.Sure there are problems, as with any minority community, but the there is law, advocacy groups, political representation,rights etc.In fact the Arab Israelis overwhelmingly will tell you that they prefer to live in Israel than in any Arab country.Conveniently you forget that. Israel is Palest. best chance for future. Everyone makes mistakes but you have to learn from them

    from the article: While Livni is polishing her wording
    First published 00:00 07.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.01.07
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