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Submitted by Wiktor (United States), Mar 31, 2006 at 08:22

... 1. WWI was a complete defeat for Germany (what he advocates for Israel). Result of this defeat and punishment? Yes, WWII.
2. The "early war goals (1947-49) were very clear - but for Ben Gurion. He wanted to extend the land that had been given to the zionists with the U.N. partition plan. And he wanted to do so inmediately. How you ask? By defeating the Palestinians (and some other Arab countries' regiments. Yes, there were no "Arab armies" just some regiments. The Jewish fighters outnumbered the Arabs by a substantial margin and were also better led.
3. The Israeli policy has always been not to allow any Palestinian economic development. This has been another cause of the frustration that exists among all the "terrorsts." ...
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