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    • jack
    • 23.12.09 | 06:51 (IST)

    Not everything just because it has a dovish/leftist flavor is kosher even for a confirmed peacenik such as yourself. Is the issue of the possibility that freed prisoners could launch new attacks against Israelis irrelevant? Is the issue whether the prisoner release could strengthen hardline forces within the Palestinian camp or encourage new abductions against Israelis irrelevant? Mr. Levy you need to recognize that despite its many shortcomings not all terrible things since the human race began is the responsibility of the Israeli government nor (although the idea may never have entered your head) that Israelis too may have legitimate concerns and rights just as the Palestinians have legitimate concerns and rights. In relationship to these points, it is worthwhile noting President's Carter's recent apology regarding some of his statements on Israel. Happy New Year Jack

    from the article: Gilad Shalit must be released at any cost
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