we proudly use the international community when its in our interests and tell them to go to hell if its in our interests - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 10.11.11 | 17:10 (IST)

    Gideon of course Israel uses the international community when its in its best interest and tells them to go to hell when that is in its best interest, the whole world plays by those rules Israel is not unique its just the most high profile so it gets noticed more. If we were going to be law abiding citizens of the world who played by the books then we would have alot more problems than we do today. - We would have never kidnapped Eichmann, that was a breach of international law and we were strongly condemned by the UN for it. Do you think we should have kidnapped him or informed the proper international authorities and left it for them to deal with? Bombing Saddam Hussains nuclear reactor was against international law and Israel was condemned by the entire UN for it ( US included ). If we decide to attack Iran to try and stop them getting nukes it will be a breach of international law, so whats more important security or being good citizens? Entebbe, Israel broke all kinds of international laws with that one. We illegally went to Uganda, we killed terrorists who had been given sanctuary by the ugandan government, we killed Ugandan soldiers and destroyed alot of expensive Ugandan property in the form of MIG fighters based at Entebbe airport. Should we have let the international community handle it or take matters into our own hands and break international law? Mossad killed a Hamas terrorist in Bahrain and an Iranian nuclear scientist which once again is a breach of international law. If we were going to be good citizens we would have done nothing. Your ideal world where we are all good citizens of the world doesn't exist and if we didn't say screw you to the international community make our own laws we would have problems. Just remember there is no such thing as a friend of Israel. There are countries we use, take their gifts and say because of that we are best buddies. There are countries like France who we smile at, invite to a diplomatic dinner at the embassy now and again but behind closed doors we hate them and then there are the Iran's of the world who we openly call enemy and as we have no friends the only people we can really rely on to look after Israel's interests are ourselves.

    from the article: What Israel can learn from Iran
    First published 02:56 10.11.11 | Last updated 02:56 10.11.11
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