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An odd twist of fate

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Submitted by Peter Herz, Jun 8, 2017 at 19:40

Dr. Pipes,

you mentioned your ultra-liberal headmaster taking pains to distinguish the Israeli war from the "bad" US war in Viet Nam. Isn't it interesting that, not too long after it destroyed the armies of two Soviet proxies and delivered millions in Soviet military hardware into US hands, Israel started to become the special target of Leftist ire? That's one thing I recall from those days.

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Nam & Israel [58 words]AlbertE.Jun 11, 2017 21:39239556
Vietnam and Israel: an improper comparison [584 words]Michael SJun 12, 2017 14:58239556
1Two Wars [466 words]Michael SJun 9, 2017 03:26239527
1An odd twist of fate [66 words]Peter HerzJun 8, 2017 19:40239520
Fond Memories [321 words]
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Kim BruceJun 4, 2017 23:59239457

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