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    • WHG
    • 18.02.10 | 00:33 (IST)

    Burston calls for moderation in efforts to find a solution and should be commended for his evenhandedness. Still, as an American, I must be impressed with the reality that the founding of the State of Israel, however justified by the European horror that preceded it, nevertheless involved the displacement of an innocent, indigenous people. That has to be addressed. And as horrendous as the indiscriminate rockets from Gaza must be to the innocent civilians of Sderot, it also must be recognized that if you beat a dog long enough, he will turn vicious and bite. Gentility, gentleness on both sides must be encouraged.

    from the article: Pro-Mideast in America: Getting past 'Pro-Israel' and 'Pro-Palestine'
    First published 10:26 17.02.10 | Last updated 16:01 17.02.10
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