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    • Cody
    • 26.12.12 | 03:11 (IST)

    I don't like the way the writer criticizes the NRA, and I believe the comparison between the pro-settlement lobby and the NRA is a very far-fetched analogy (not saying that some aspects of the piece are completely unreasonable). The Newtown killings don't indicate that we need more control on firearms, they indicate that we need more school security. As for the settlement expansion plans (I'm not actually an Israeli citizen, so I can't understand the gravity over the impasse completely.), I think that Israel should agree to halt expansion for a fixed period of time, and hold peace talks. If the peace talks go nowhere, restart the expansions. (I do believe in a two-state solution btw.)

    from the article: The NRA is America's curse. And the settlements are Israel's NRA
    First published 17:18 25.12.12 | Last updated 17:18 25.12.12
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