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    • T. Traub
    • 30.11.09 | 01:27 (IST)

    Some of the anti-Zionist posters seem to assume that the U.S. and the Arab countries (plus al Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood, etc.) are in the moral right, while Israel is somehow wrong. Yet, Israel alone among Middle Eastern nations tolerates freedom of religion, freedom of speech, electoral government, and only Israel gives the U.S. valuable intelligence of terror attacks on American soil. What kind of a friend is this? A true friend. What kind of a friend is the U.S.? An opportunistic, confused, bumbling moron that time and again forces Israel to do the wrong thing. It was wrong to stop the 2006 war in Lebanon before the job was done. It was wrong to pull out of Gaza in 2009 so quickly. And it would be dangerous, wrong, and downright insane to give up the buffer territories which serve Israel's early warning and defense purposes. Why is Israel in the "occupied" territories? Because of five all-out wars. Israel has the high moral ground, as well as the military justification.

    from the article: Likudniks blast 'enemy of the Jews' Obama over settlement freeze
    First published 22:54 28.11.09 | Last updated 09:53 29.11.09
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