Wictor's fair question at #35 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Leon Rosgarten
    • 21.05.06 | 20:14 (IDT)

    Dear Wiktor, of course, the USA is morally superior. But some details in your argument need clarification: When the USA was at war, eg, second world war, did it provide for equal treatment of Japanese and Germans? The answer is no, and the USA was not threatened by these minorities like Israel is: they were not aiding terror (there was no terror) and they were not inciting against the state. If the elected representatives of Israeli Arabs would not take every opportunity to demonstrate their deep hostility to the state, the population would certainly feel entirely different towards them. In Israeli law, there is no difference for them (except that they do not have to serve in the IDF).

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