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Reader comment on item: Israel Shuns Victory
in response to reader comment: it's not really their 'home'

Submitted by Donald O (United States), Mar 31, 2006 at 20:26

"What is this ? are you starting the old debate from scratch ?"
yes Bill, this is the question the entire world asks itself every time the issue is presented to them. Not my own silly little anti-semitic belief. Visit your allies in the UN.. There might be 1 if you're lucky

"Whether you like it or not, Israel is here to stay"

"So you're wrong, boy! It's no utopia. The "residents of that little piece of land", the Jews, have a lot of faith in their destiny, to be lived in that land. That is their home, as it has always been. They'll defend it to the last drop of blood. The reason Israel shuns the kind of victory DP alludes to, is because it is a humaine society. It won't kill indiscriminately and disproportionately."

very nice, glad to hear it. So there's nothing to worry about and Daniel is just blowing smoke up our ... for giggles.

you're right the jews are entitled to the land - as long as they can hold onto it. That doesn't mean the Arabs will give up trying to take it back. I used the Indian example because if there were enough of them that weren't genocided into oblivion - they could make the same type claim some militant Mexicans like to make. Like California, Arizona, New Mexico & Texas will eventually return to Mexican control > due to simple demographics. Like the Arabs in Israel.
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