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Great points and historical relativism

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Submitted by sara (United States), Dec 15, 2011 at 17:18

Unfortunately, those who disagree or have a vested interest pro-arab will refuse the facts and continue to push their massive PR, making up ridiculous claims about "Palestinian Nationhood".

Again, our deepest debt is to the wonderful Russians, who started this whole mess in the first place with their idea to groom arafat to be the leader of a political entity, all in an effort to counter U.S. presence in the region and alliance with Israel.

It is very very disheartening and depressing to think how badly the facts have been distorted. It reminds me of Mark Steyn's tale of being on a radio show in debate with a liberal and saying that he clearly stated 5 facts to support his argument and the liberal said 'well, that's just your Opinion ..."

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