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Submitted by blackspeare (United States), Oct 8, 2007 at 18:05

Its not the number of people killed, but rather the length of the conflict. Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and the rest of the maniacal political murderers do their deed in a relatively short period of time and in the ensuing years the outrage ebbs.

But with the Israeli-Palestinian struggle actively continuing for almost 60 years and inactively since around 1900, the psychological aspect of the conflict has had no chance to assuage and as such arduously dwells on the minds of many and, in that regard, Blair did have a point.

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