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Why you call them Palestinian? At least "рalestinian",please

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Submitted by Elena (United States), Jul 13, 2014 at 16:41

Thanks for all articles, Mr. Pipes. BUT! Why you call Arabs from Palestine - Palestinians? This name was created by KGB in SSSR. Call them, at least, "palestinians", please .

Elena

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I fail to see what difference it makes whether the name is spelled majuscule or miniscule.

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