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"Collective punishment"

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Submitted by Jed (United States), Sep 6, 2007 at 10:06

Israel is suffering collective killing, injuries, and destruction from the rockets. Why isn't Israel calling the rockets "collective aggression'? Surely Israel could gain world understanding by stressing that what they are doing is because they are desperate, and that stopping the power to Gaza is their last hope to stop the roockets in a non-lethal manner.

Israel's non-existant public relations is wasting their moral advantage in this grim situation. How many Israeli citizens have to die because the government's ability to communicate is trapped in a self-inflicted dungeon?

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