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    • John W
    • 15.08.06 | 10:37 (IDT)

    Actually i was thinking prior to the article. That the world is swamped by hawkes. America.Great britain. Middle East. It's as if no longer can common sense prevail. No longer can a voice of reason mean anything. Every nation have those who feel that a peaceful settlement must surely be possible. But we are made out to be a minority, when in fact we are the silent majority. From international perspective Olmert was a hawk during the recent conflict and a brutal one and yet some in Israel are condeming him as weak! The Hawks the neocons both western and eastern are dictating that we should hate and kill. Enough I reckon. Military machines and Hawish governments are no answer to world security. I think that even those who are not inherently hawish feel obliged to be so, in order to appease their populations, who being scared and vunerable are most easily conned to military might. The rest of us (the silent majority) are too damn afraid of speaking up for fear of persecution.

    from the article: With such a left, who needs a right?
    First published 00:00 15.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.08.06
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