'This is in direct contravention' ...!? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Morris Valentine
    • 30.03.10 | 15:53 (IDT)

    Arms sold to Israel by the UK were used in Cast Lead '... in direct contravention to the U.K. government's policy that U.K. arms exports to Israel should not be used in the occupied territories.' Tosh. Many of my fellow Britons certainly have lost any pretense of reason and common sense, let alone the facts. Gaza is *NOT* - repeat, *NOT* - 'occupied territory' - except by Hamas. Cast Lead was fought because Gaza's dictators kept lobbing rockets from there into Israel. What is really being said by these MPs is that Israel has no right to self-defence, full stop. Not surprisingly, either, as I guess they would like that inconvenient little 'fact on the ground' - called Israel - wuped off the map. MV

    from the article: 'British MPs seek review of arms exports to Israel'
    First published 10:05 30.03.10 | Last updated 16:29 30.03.10
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