WE ARE AT WAR!!!! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jay A Friedman
    • 09.07.06 | 11:55 (IDT)

    We are at war and have been at war for tens of years. When a country is at war, it does not have to justify itself every time it commits a warlike act. The Palestinians do not have to justify themselves when they send suicide (or homicide bombers) to our cities and kill our people. They do not have to justify themselves when they attack our soldiers, kill some of them and capture another. They don?t have to justify themselves when they kidnap and slaughter a young boy and then ?negotiate? his release. Because that's how they fight their wars. And we don?t have to submit ethical and moral and legal justifications for the occasional and unintentional death of civilians ? no matter how repugnant it is to us.. We are also at war.

    from the article: Who started?
    First published 00:00 09.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 09.07.06
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