Published: Sunday, Dec. 2 2012 12:00 a.m. MST
Disarming Israel is the fastest way to (1) have it wiped off the face of the
earth and (2) having all of its citizens (men, women and children)illed or
subjugated. From its inception, Israel would have lived in peace with its
neighbors, but they would not. Israel has to be allowed to defend themselves.
The writer of this article seems to forget that Hamas are terrorists, and
Wow! Tin foil hat time. Let me get this straight- Hamas terrorists are using
Iranian rockets to keep the peace? Really? After that statement, anything else
you wrote was completely discounted.
It isn't "living in peace" to bulldoze your neighbors homes in
order to take them for yourself.
Unilateral disarmament is naive. However, because colonial repression and
confiscation of land is the order of the day, Israel has forced the Palestinians
into the only political option available to them, terrorism, however wrong that
may be. It is a cleaver policy to leave Palestinians no alternative but
terrorism and then label them as murderers and barbarians. Passive civil
disobedience has been tried by the Palestinians and was met with brutal
suppression by the IDF. When Israeli terrorists bombed the King David Hotel in
Jerusalem in 1948 killing nearly 100 people they were called freedom fighters.
I think there is plenty of blame to go around here. Israel has done its fair
share of antagonizing the Palestinians, including continuing to build
settlements in Palestinian areas. While Israel is an ally, our interests do not
align with theirs 100% and that's why I've always said that they
shouldn't dictate our policy in the Middle East. We support them, but
should use our best efforts to get them to be better neighbors than they have
been in the past.
I am not going to go into the blame game but to me this is the US reality. So after Israel is disarmed, we'll have to use our soldiers, our
weapons and our fortune to defend them. That's unless we want to let the
Arab world wipe them off the planet. Best case scenario, they defend themselves
without needing more than weapons and financial support, do this and we'll
be in another middle east war with troops. I say let them keep their arms...
"Every missile and bomb used by the Israelis to kill Gazans had USA stamped
all over it."Every missile and bomb used by the Gazans to kill
Israelis has a Iran and Egypt stamp all over it.@Owl:"However, because colonial repression and confiscation of land is the
order of the day..."I suppose you are calling Israelis
'colonial.' The truth is, Jews as well as several other ethnicities
have occupied that land jointly and at different times for centuries."...Israel has forced the Palestinians into the only political option
available to them, terrorism, however wrong that may be."They
could try living in peace and harmony with each other.
Re WonderIsrael has built no settlements on Palestian land. This
land is in dispute that is true. But Israel did win this land in wars they
didn't start. In spite of this Israel has said they are willing to
negociate a settlement that would give some land back. The parties need to
negotiate a settlement. I wish they would. Until they do, this is their land.
If Iran plopped a Muslim nation down in say Alabama and then insisted that that
country was legitimate but the rest of the US was not a real "state" we
might be a little clearer how silly this whole thing is.Israeli's should move to Florida and Arizona. It's just dirt - none
of it is worth killing anyone for.
But let me remind everyone that Israel already has a boatload of atom bombs, and
we Americans gave them the first shipment of material to make them with —
smuggled right out of this country in nine lead-lined diplomatic pouches back in
1955. Also, I'm about 100 percent sure that this story has
it's origins in the propaganda arm of Mossad, Israel's CIA.Michael R. Kelsey============ Wowzers!Talk
about Tin-Foiled hat time!...ranks right up there with, Con-trails, FEMA camps, Flouridated drinking water, and staged Moon Landings.
Con trails and Flouridation. Two of my favorite conspiracies.
Palestine may have peace and security any day it chooses to do so.All it has to do is stop shooting. If Palestinians don't shoot, Israelis
won't shoot back.Simple.Though it really is simple.
But it won't happen any time soon.Not until Palestinians
"love their children more than they hate Jews."
Contrails or not, Israel has nukes and this complicates things...
Howard BealProvo, UTContrails or not, Israel has nukes and this
complicates things...6:40 p.m. Dec. 3, 2012===========It wasn't that the Isrealis have nukes that makes
me laugh out loud, It's the smuggling of weapons grade bomb
materials in pouches!Only in fiction.Only in movies.I was in the USAF, Strategic Air Coommand (the REAL nuclear branch)Let's not get out undies twisted on fictious non-sense.Millions of innocent lives lost over silly rumors and wild speculations and
Prodo, that's exactly what people said about the native american
"probelem" in the past couple centuries and that didn't work out so
well for them. They received gifts like blankets with small pox. Israel was created by kicking people off their land. Consequences have
followed. That's all there is to it. Israel is vastly outnumbered and
doesn't have credible history.
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