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But note the Star's first sentence

Reader comment on item: Moshe Ya'alon's "Harsh" and "Heartless" Comment about the Palestinians

Submitted by Abu Nudnik (Canada), Aug 10, 2009 at 00:31

Yes, Dr. Pipes, you're right. But note what no one seems to have noticed. The Star article begins thus: "It was a hot day in summer – or so they say – when Moshe Yaalon delivered a harsh, unyielding verdict on the fate of a thwarted nation." A thwarted nation? Let's get this straight. There has never been a nation called Palestine. The establishment of the state of Israel did not dismantle a preexisting state called Palestine.

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