This Article Shows Moral Strength of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 12.01.10 | 07:41 (IST)

    I agree with all of the failings listed in the article. I would say that the patient was not mentally ill, however--merely overly stressed. Imagine a similar article by a Palestinian writer detailing the manifold failings of their side. That writer would be shot. When suicide bombers kill busloads of children, they are given rock star funerals. When the IDF kills civilians, there are protests within Israel, and widespread questioning the judgment of the government. No one celebrates. Until a Gazan can freely express criticism of Hamas the way this article criticizes Jewish religious fanatics, the moral high ground will still belong to Israel. A warning, there has been some leveling this past year. Israel is in the grips of a conservative political season, as the US was for 8 terrible years. It will be a time of damage for as long as your conservatives rule.

    from the article: Only psychiatrists can explain Israel's behavior
    First published 01:43 10.01.10 | Last updated 19:07 10.01.10
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