Don't use phrases, dive deeper, look for facts. 1944-45 young people (age 12-15) had 2 options: joining Hitler's army (e.g. WaffenSS) or being killed as snitcher! Grass like hundred thousand youngsters were forced to service. Many young Germans were killed in WW II; US Army recorded "the Kindergarten" which defended Germany. And, what is wrong with Grass' having acted as left wing? All he wanted to say is that each country (incl. Israel) has to be judged equally when a potential war is avoidable.
IDF soldiers find improvised weapons and ammunition at Jenin refugee camp (Haaretz)
Maximum age of patient chaperones who must undergo a security check was raised from 35 to 55, meaning anyone younger than 55 won’t be able to get permission, Palestinians say.10:11 01.12.15 | 0 comments