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    • Lou Medel
    • 13.12.05 | 19:34 (IST)

    1. Jews and Arabs are semitic people. Anti-semitism, the cry of the persecuted Jew is also suffered by Arabs. From where I stand, the Arab is more maligned. 2. The holocaust was suffered by tens of millions of people of which the Jews were a fraction. Non-Jews do not invoke the holocaust on a daily basis. 3. Anyone questioning the holocaust should not be put in prison or fined. To question history and its inaccuracies is a common human trait. The holocaust was a tragedy but it is overused and I suspect, exaggerated. 4. I don't criticize Israel's methods, torture, assassination, home demolitions...etc. All nations use these tactics against their enemies. The ethical rules of war are nonexistent,e.g. Nagasaki,Hiroshima... But we must be truthful, self-preservation is before honor. 5. Double standards, sactimonious hypocrites, and those who claim the moral highground. What absurdity.

    from the article: Ahmadinejad can continue to smile while the world argues
    First published 00:00 13.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.05
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